Innovation is the single most important ingredient for sustainable success, and it’s fueled by research and development. Relying on previous breakthroughs is a surefire path to obsolescence, while the best organizations invest in ongoing R&D to drive forward progress. Selecting the ideal keynote speaker for your upcoming R&D event will pay dividends for years to come, when you audience is both inspired and empowered. A proven R&D leader and CEO for over two decades, Josh Linkner will help you drive meaningful outcomes with his extensive experience and unique perspective in creativity, innovation, and organizational transformation.
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, jazz musician and CEO. He has been at the head of game-shifting innovations, including launching five disruptive tech companies himself. Linkner is the perfect fit for your upcoming research and development event, since he is a globally recognized expert in innovation and applied creativity. As a venture capitalist, he’s been at the cutting-edge of innovative inventions and has a front row seat to witness new entrepreneurs working to disrupt the old guard.
Josh is a two-time New York Times Bestselling Author of three books – Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation, and Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers.
Josh has been published extensively on cutting-edge approaches to R&D and innovation. Here are a few of his notable articles in the field: