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In today's world of mind-numbing speed and brutal competition, we can no longer rely on the models of the past and expect to win.  Instead, we must rethink innovation - at all levels of our organizations - in order to meet the challenges of the day and enjoy sustainable success.  World-renown innovation expert Josh Linkner helps you harness and deploy innovation, creativity, and inventive thinking in order to:

  • Unlock Competitive Advantage
  • Fuel Growth
  • Attract and Retain the Best Talent
  • Drive Efficiency and Profitability
  • Boost Shareholder Value

A highly-tuned culture of innovation can be your most powerful competitive edge, and innovation expert Josh Linkner is the ideal guide to help you cultivate it.


At the fusion of powerful forces, a spark is created. Famed tech entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, venture capital investor, and #1 most booked innovation keynote speaker Josh Linkner will help you accelerate your own sparks of innovation, leadership and growth. A snapshot:

  • 5-time tech entrepreneur. Founded, built, and sold five companies for a combined exit value of over $200 million.
  • New York Times bestselling author. Three books – in 14 languages – focused on innovation, hyper-growth leadership, startup thinking, reinvention, and leading transformation.
  • Venture capital investor. Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners. Advised and/or invested in over 100 startups.
  • Inspiring keynote speaker. #1 most booked innovation keynote speaker on the planet.
  • Change Agent. President Barack Obama Champion of Change award recipient. EY Entrepreneur Of The Year… twice.
  • Proven thought leader. Regular columnist: Forbes. Inc. Detroit Free Press.
  • Professional jazz guitarist. Harnessing creativity on global stages for 40 years.

Through the gritty experience of a proven startup leader to nearly three decades of research on innovation and hyper-growth leadership, Josh Linkner brings the ideal street cred to connect with – and inspire – your audience.

Josh Linkner has delivered energizing, passionate, hilariously funny, and wildly practical keynotes to nearly one million audience members in 19 countries. He’ll help you find your spark – cultivating new ideas, launching powerful change initiatives, and gaining the creative confidence to fuel progress.

Not only will Josh light up your next corporate event, the sparks will continue to fly in the months and years to come with actionable tools and practical takeaways.

Spark new ideas, competitive advantage, fully engaged teams, and unprecedented growth.

Now is the time to rethink innovation.