Linkedin is still a virtually untapped platform for most people. It is the social network for professionals to connect and collaborate.
Linkedin is amazing because of the features to build a non-threatening personal brand and you can have video calls or audio calls with these people. Since you can connect with locals, you may be meet them in person. You can learn something from them or network professionally and bud a relationship.
Be active to get the mmost benefit from your Linkedin account. Make sure you max out on your connectings and create content that will attract the professionals you are looking to meet.