JOSH LINKNER – TOP AUTOMOTIVE AND MANUFACTURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Selecting the perfect keynote speaker for your upcoming automotive or manufacturing 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 automotive and manufacturing.
As a native Detroiter, automotive and manufacturing has been in Josh’s blood since childhood. His grandfather was a lifelong GM executive, and he has deep roots in the automotive sector, growing up with suppliers, partners, dealers, and distributors as close friends. Throughout his career as a tech entrepreneur and keynote speaker, he’s worked with some of the biggest brands in automotive and manufacturing including: Ford Motor Company, Visteon, US Steel, General Motors, Chrysler, Daimler Benz, Mazda, Nissan, Lear Corporation, GE, Steelcase, Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association, Faurecia, and Toyota.
In addition, Linkner has delivered energizing keynotes to many manufacturing and automotive association conferences, dealer groups and industry events, as well as global suppliers and smaller manufacturers alike.
The automotive and manufacturing sectors are in the midst of massive change and transformation. During these challenging, complex, and highly competitive times, proactive reinvention and creative disruption are critical to sustainable success. Josh Linkner contributes deep industry experience combined with extensive research in the field. Having worked with some of the top auto brands and manufacturers in the world, he has unique perspective and understands the full value-chain – from raw materials and supply chain, to marketing and distribution, to talent acquisition and culture.
THE TOP 10 REASONS WHY JOSH IS THE PERFECT FIT
With 20+ years as an active CEO, he’s a proven business leader with deep real-world experience. Audiences will relate to Josh’s substance and depth.
Josh’s talks are interactive, fast-moving, and entertaining. Your audience will be fully engaged and leaning forward.
8. UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE
As a five-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 won’t 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 storytelling — 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 CRAFTED
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 will make 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.