JOSH LINKNER – TOP MEDIA AND PUBLISHING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Selecting the perfect keynote speaker for your upcoming media or publishing event is an important decision.  Entrepreneur, hyper-growth leader, venture investor, and bestselling author Josh Linkner will bring your event to life with his extensive experience and unique perspective in media and publishing.

Throughout his career, Josh has served some of the top media and publishing organizations in many capacities.  He is a weekly contributor to Inc. Magazine, Forbes, and the Detroit Free Press.  Furthermore, he has been featured in countless media outlets in television, radio, and print including CNN, The New York Times, Fox Business, Harvard Business Review, and USA Today. As a tech entrepreneur and keynote speaker, he’s worked with some of the biggest names in media and publishing including: Viacom, ABC, Fast Company, Gannett, AdAge, CNN, ESPN, Financial Times, CBS, Disney, Hearst, Conde Nast, Time Warner, Sony Pictures, Yahoo! and NBC Universal.

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The media and publishing industries are in the midst of massive change and transformation, with new technologies and approaches disrupting the old guard.  During these challenging, complex, and highly competitive times, proactive reinvention is critical to sustainable success.  Josh Linkner brings deep industry experience combined with extensive research in the field.  Having worked with some of the top media and publishing organizations in the world, he has unique perspective and understands the inner-workings and language of the industry.

“LINKNER HIT THE BALL OUT OF THE PARK!”

– MARCO FORTE, ABC TELEVISION

“JOSH HAS UNMATCHED ABILITY TO EMBRACE INNOVATION. AT HIS REPEATED VISITS TO VIACOM, JOSH HAS CONSISTENTLY OFFERED THE STRATEGIC IDEAS AND PRACTICAL TECHNIQUES NECESSARY TO DRIVE CREATIVE THINKING.”

— NIA BATES, VIACOM

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

— STU SHINSKE, GANNETT

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

— VICKI RUIZ, ESPN

The Top 10 Reasons Josh is the Perfect Keynote Speaker for Your Media or Publishing Event

  • 10. Relatable – With 20+ years as an active CEO, he’s a proven business leader with deep media and publishing industry 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.