JOSH LINKNER – TOP FINANCE KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Finance is a field that goes far beyond administration. At the core, CFOs, Controllers, VPs of Finance, and other financial leaders are in place to help make better decisions and drive financial performance. So when it’s time to select a keynote speaker for your upcoming event, you need to make sure the ROI is substantial. You need someone who can energize and transform, inspire and elevate. 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 and finance.
In addition to being an award-winning entrepreneur, Josh Linkner is a venture capitalist. As the founding partner of Detroit Venture Partners, he has significant depth of knowledge and experience in the financial arena. He understands the language, thought-processes, and best practices of the finance function and has worked with CFOs, bankers, and investors on numerous complex financial transactions. Accordingly, Josh has the experience to not only fire up your team, but also drive real results for your audience. Unlike other speakers who lack real-world experience, Josh brings decades of financial management and performance to the stage.
Linkner has delivered powerful keynotes for many finance-related events. He’s given talks for large accounting firms, CFO conferences, banking events, insurance and risk management conferences, even public-sector finance events. He is an ideal fit for audiences of financial professionals, since he brings a balance of practical finance experience combined with the drive and creativity of entrepreneurship.
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 finance trends and best practices, combined with real-world experience as a veteran CEO, makes him the ideal keynote speaker for your group.
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.