Marketing Keynote Speaker

Keynotes that spark a mindset & movement of everyday creativity, agility & resilience for every box on your org chart from innovation keynote speaker Josh Linkner.

Top Marketing Keynote Speaker

Your upcoming event is critically important, and as a marketer you are expected to deliver with flair and style. The success of your event will be affected by selecting the ideal keynote speaker, someone who can relate to your marketing audience while also bringing a fresh perspective.

A proven marketer, entrepreneur, and bestselling author,  Josh Linkner will help you drive meaningful outcomes with his extensive experience and unique perspective in the field of marketing.

Josh Linkner has the depth and experience not only to energize your marketing audience, but also to drive real results through his two-decade history as a marketing expert. As the founder and 11-year CEO of ePrize, the dominant interactive promotion agency, he is the pioneer of the digital promotions space. Winning dozens of awards in marketing and advertising, his groundbreaking work ushered an old-school industry into a new era. He has been a trusted advisor to dozens of global CMOs and has delivered excellence for seventy-four of the top one hundred brands. Major brands such as Coca-Cola, P&G, Nike, Microsoft, Verizon, Ford, and Delta have relied on his creativity and insights since the dawn of the Internet. Josh has been at the forefront of the most profound changes in marketing over the last twenty years, beginning with cutting edge web design and evolving through social media, digital promotions, permission-marketing, mobile marketing, and big data. In addition to direct work with brands, he’s also advised and partnered with sixteen of the top twenty agencies.

As a bestselling author, Josh Linkner has been published extensively on fresh approaches to marketing and brand management. Here are just a few of his notable articles in the field:

Powerful Outcomes

Delivering a fun and memorable experience for your audience is only half the battle. In these highly competitive times, with new forms of marketing threatening established approaches, you need a speaker that can offer specific strategies to drive real results. Here are some focus areas Josh has delivered for other marketing organizations and events:

  • Leveraging gamification to motivate specific consumer behavior
  • Deploying innovative approaches to marketing to maximize competitive differentiation and stand out from the pack
  • Harnessing marketing trends – from programmatic to big data, from mobile to social
  • Uncovering creative and unexpected ways to build your brand
  • Using the science of creative psychology to craft more compelling and persuasive brand stories
  • Understanding buyer behavior, and using innovative strategies to boost trail, purchase, and loyalty

With extensive, personal, and direct experience as a leading marketer, there is no better choice for a keynote for your upcoming marketing or advertising event. Linkner’s deep knowledge of the trends and best practices combined with an intimate understanding of marketing and agency culture makes him the ideal keynote speaker for your event.


Josh Linkner has helped millions of people become everyday innovators at leading companies.

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Amazing, energizing, entertaining, humorous, and actionable learnings, things we can do right away. Josh created just the right finish and exclamation point in our program.”

Josh Linkner lays out a roadmap that guides individuals, teams, and companies to higher levels of creativity. It is a journey that leads to better ideas and breakthrough thinking.”


Managing Director, Intel Security

5 Ways Josh Turns Your Event Up To “11”

sparks a mindset

Sparks a mindset & movement.

His authentic, relatable, research-backed content - with real-world case studies and a high-energy delivery - will inspire your audience to uncover and activate new opportunities every day.


Moves your team into action.

Your audience will not only be energized, motivated, and inspired, they’ll become better equipped with specific tools, frameworks, and techniques to drive meaningful results in the months and years ahead.


Handcrafted, not canned.

Josh takes the time to listen deeply before custom-building a keynote experience just for you. This ensures that every minute is on-point, relevant, and targeted to your unique challenges and opportunities.


Real and accessible.

Josh applies Find A Way™ principles in his everyday work as a leader, venture capitalist, musician, and author. Leaders inspired by his keynote often reach out to him for help finding a way in their everyday work.


Impact - 11, Drama - 0.

Coming from a place of humility and service, Josh believes that a great keynote is about the audience, not the speaker. Meeting professionals often call Josh one of the best keynote speakers to work with.