His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has reached two million LinkedIn followers, according to LinkedIn.
Having hit the two million followers’ milestone as a LinkedIn Influencer, the Dubai Ruler is now the second most followed Global Political Leader and one of the top 30 most followed LinkedIn Influencers across the globe. He is also the most followed LinkedIn Influencer in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
LinkedIn Influencer is an invitation-only program that includes the top 500 of the world’s foremost thinkers, political leaders, CEOs and innovators. As a LinkedIn Influencer, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum features along-side figures such as Narendra Modi, Bill Gates, Richard Branson, and Ariana Huffington.
According to LinkedIn data, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed is known for his regular updates on strategic developments, high-profile meetings, delegation visits and key announcements, his posts garner a large number of engagements, particularly among followers from the UAE, followed by India, Egypt, the US and Saudi Arabia.
He has covered a wide range of engaging topics on LinkedIn ranging from empowering women, promoting tolerance, fostering innovation and providing lessons in leadership, which have contributed to his growing popularity as an influencer.