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Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn.  Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections.  Ron’s got the most with more than 43K!

1. Ron Bates
Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc.
San Francisco Bay Area
Staffing and Recruiting
Member #141450

2. Kenneth Warner Weinberg
Contract Sourcer / Recruiter
San Francisco Bay Area
Staffing and Recruiting
Member #3230844

3. Andrew ‘Flip’ Filipowski
Entrepreneur, World Renown Speaker & Philanthropist – CEO SilkRoad Equity
Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area
Information Technology and Services
Member #200407

4. Steven Burda, MBA
Senior Financial and Business Professional
Greater Philadelphia Area
Management Consulting
Member #5604666 <- How can this be? I’ve seen Steven on here forever!

5. Richard Atkind
Human Resources leader
Greater Boston Area
Human Resources
Member #196650

6. Wei Guan, FRM
VP, Application Architect at Barclays Capital
Greater New York City Area
Financial Services
Member #1686721

7. Marc Freedman
CEO/CMO ► Web 2.0/Digital-Social Media/Tech Visionary ► 35,000+
Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Member #5444337

8. Stan Orlowski
30K + Direct Connections ♦ ONA – Open Networkers Alliance
Orange County, California Area
Marketing and Advertising
Member #10066337

9. Stacy Donovan Zapar
Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ♦ 30,000+ ♦ Tech Recruiter at Intuit
Greater San Diego Area
Computer Software
Member #460284

10. Kevin Wright
Senior Vice President, Strategy, Sales and Marketing at Meggitt Control Systems
Greater Los Angeles Area
Aviation & Aerospace
Member #54115

Most of these folks joined back in the early days and were one of the early adopters – within the first 1% of LinkedIn members.  Kevin appears to be the earliest as Member #54115, which puts him in the first .05% if my math is correct!  Wow.

Want to know YOUR member number? It’s the number embedded in your LinkedIn profile URL (after “id=”).  For instance, here’s mine:

Comment below and tell us YOUR member number!  How has LinkedIn helped YOU since joining?

San Diego, CA, United States
Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Recruiting, Networking and Job Search Tips & Tricks… Pay It Forward!

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