Josh is passionate about helping people and organizations seize their full potential. Consistently ranked as a top innovation keynote speaker, he brings the perfect balance of an energizing performance blended with real-world experience and credibility. He not only inspires, but moves audiences to action by offering practical and effective approaches to driving better business outcomes.

  • Two-time NY Times Bestselling Author, Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention
  • Four-time tech entrepreneur, serving as founder and CEO of each, driving a combined exit value of over $200 million
  • Top-rated keynote speaker delivering inspiring talks on creativity, innovation, reinvention, and hyper-growth leadership
  • Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners, helping to rebuild his hometown of Detroit, Michigan
  • Founder and former CEO/Chairman of ePrize (largest interactive promotion agency in the world)
  • Professional jazz guitarist
  • Weekly contributor to Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and the Detroit Free Press

SEE WHY JOSH is the #1 choice for a keynote speaker on innovation, creativity, reinvention and hyper-growth leadership for organizations and associations of all sizes and industries.  Meeting planners love his professionalism, customized approach, and experience. He will inspire your audience while delivering real-world, practical takeaways.


The most successful companies, brands, and individuals make reinvention a regular part of their business strategies. Transformation demands an ongoing process of discovery and imagination, and The Road to Reinvention lays out a systematic approach for continually challenging and reinventing yourself and your business.

We live in an era when business cycles are measured in months, not years. The only way to sustain long term innovation and growth is through creativity—at all levels of an organization.

Disciplined Dreaming will give you a creative skill-set in an age in which creativity represents the only sustainable competitive advantage. The methodology is simple, backed by proven results, and demonstrated through stories and examples.


Josh Linkner brings his deep executive and entrepreneurial background to the stage, along with extensive keynote speaking experience. He’s delivered over thousands of inspiring and impactful speeches on four continents to over 250,000 people who are now better armed to meet the challenges they face. Clients range from large corporations and associations to high-growth startups, universities, and governmental agencies including: