JOSH LINKNER – TOP LEADERSHIP KEYNOTE SPEAKER

In these fiercely competitive and complex times, outstanding leadership is the critical ingredient for success.  Selecting the ideal keynote speaker for your upcoming event will pay dividends for years to come, when you audience is both inspired and empowered.  A proven leader and CEO for over two decades, Josh Linkner will help you drive meaningful outcomes with his extensive experience and unique perspective in hyper-growth leadership.

Josh Linkner has the depth and experience to not only fire up your team, but also to drive real results through his experience as a bestselling author, entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and CEO. His leadership style is energizing, while simultaneously holding his teams accountable for the highest levels of performance.

For your group, Josh will bring a fresh approach to leadership, drawing on insights from entrepreneurs, jazz musicians, and industry giants. As a bestselling author, Josh Linkner has been published extensively on cutting-edge approaches to leadership.

Here are a few of his notable articles in the field:

FORBES: 8 Ways to Undermine Yourself As A Leader

INC: 11 Leadership Lessons from Jazz Musicians

DETROIT FREE PRESS: 5 Leadership Lessons From the Beatles

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW: Disarming Landmines Through Strategic Innovation

FORBES: If You Want To Be A Leader, Start Acting Like One

INC: 7 Steps to a Culture of Innovation

POWERFUL OUTCOMES

Motivating your leadership team is only half the battle. Getting fired up is great, but you’ll also want your keynote speaker to share practical tools, strategies, and approaches to drive meaningful results. Here are some outcomes Josh has delivered to help leaders:

  • Challenge assumptions and conventional wisdom
  • Build courage to foster responsible risk taking
  • Leverage the innovation process to all aspects of leadership and culture
  • Develop “everyday creativity” to attack business problems of all sizes
  • Deploy creativity beyond R&D to reimagine processes, drive efficiency, and improve operation
  • Uncover fresh approaches for reinvention and growth

With extensive, personal, and direct experience as a proven leader, there is no better choice for a keynote for you upcoming event. Linkner’s deep knowledge of leadership trends and best practices, combined with real-world experience as a veteran CEO, makes him the ideal keynote speaker for your group.

“A JOURNEY THAT WILL LEAD TO BETTER IDEAS AND BREAKTHROUGH THINKING.”

– BILL FORD, JR., EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, FORD MOTOR COMPANY

“AWESOME, AWESOME, AWESOME!!! THANK YOU JOSH, YOU NAILED YOUR MESSAGE AND NICELY INCORPORATED OUR COMPANY INTO YOUR TALK.”

— GREGORY F. MOLINAR, PH.D., MEDTRONIC

“TERRIFIC! OUR PEOPLE WERE VERY ENGAGED AND HAD SOME GREAT TAKEAWAYS. YOU DEFINITELY MAKE AN IMPACT.”

— VICKI RUIZ, ESPN

“I AGAIN WANT TO TELL YOU HOW INSPIRING YOUR WORDS WERE. YOUR PASSION WAS ABSOLUTELY MAGNETIC.”

— STU SHINSKE, GANNETT

The Top 10 Reasons Josh is the Perfect Keynote Speaker for Your Leadership Event

  • 10. Relatable – With 20+ years as an active CEO, he’s a proven business leader with deep real-world experience.
  • 9. Engaging – Josh’s talks are interactive, fast-moving, and entertaining. Your audience will be fully engaged and leaning forward.
  • 8. Unique Perspective – As a four-time tech entrepreneur, professional-level jazz musician, venture capitalist, and rebuilder of his hometown of Detroit, Josh brings a fresh and compelling perspective.
  • 7. Real Takeaway Value – Your audience will leave with meaningful tools, frameworks, and techniques that can be immediately applied to real-world challenges.
  • 6. High Energy / Inspiring – Josh’s enthusiasm consistently inspires audiences. Guests will depart fired up, energized, and ready to reach new heights.
  • 5. Visually Stunning – You wont see bullet point lists or text-heavy screens with Josh. Instead, audiences are dazzled with high-resolution photography, energizing HD video clips, memorable props, and gorgeous visual transitions.
  • 4. Captivating Stories – Concepts are delivered through rich story telling — not boring professorial directives. Emotionally-charged stories help the audience retain key points while enjoying a highly entertaining experience.
  • 3. Zero Drama – No outrageous demands. No diva-like requests. Instead, Josh is professional, accommodating, and easy to work with at every step.
  • 2. Custom – Instead of a ‘canned’ speech, Josh takes the time to learn about your organization, audience, and key objectives. His presentation will be on-point, relevant, and customized to your specific needs.
  • 1. High Impact – Josh makes every minute count. Your audience will be moved and inspired while gaining practical tools to improve their performance. He will do whatever it takes to ensure your event is a roaring success.