In October 2013, IPSOS released the 2013 US Business Elite survey results, revealing insights on the region's most influential decision makers.
According to this study:
o LinkedIn reaches almost half of Business Elite in the US monthly – more than any other social, international news or business sites measured.
o LinkedIn attracts the highest percentage (49%) of Purchase Decision Makers - those holding an average annual budget of $22m.
o Frequent travel, luxurious lifestyle, and a high-influence-high-standard outlook defines the business elite audience using LinkedIn.
Read the full report for more details on the U.S. Business Elite. See more stats on LinkedIn's C-Suite in this latest infographic: http://www.slideshare.net/LImarketingsolutions/the-american-business-elite-infographic