Josh Linkner — who started his career as a jazz guitarist — personifies innovation, entrepreneurship, and breakthrough disruption. A spark. A flash of creative brilliance. A new beginning. The energy to forge ahead when things get tough. In this inspiring and actionable keynote, famed tech entrepreneur and New York Times bestselling author provides a memorable performance to help you cultivate those powerful, combustible forces.
She is also an award-winning entrepreneur and tech founder and has spent two decades building winning teams in tech marketing. Recognized as a tech visionary and industry pioneer, Dr. Founder of IPA Equities and a world-renowned expert in business growth, disruptive technology, and innovation, Keith Herman implements story-based leadership to share his experiences on success through communication, attitude, team building, and empowerment. Speaker fees vary by engagement type and are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact Gravity Speakers. The riskiest move companies can make today is hugging the status quo — believing the future will be like the past is the fast road to obsolescence.
Tech Entrepreneur & Hyper-growth CEO
Most people think that creativity and innovation are only for a select few. Big bosses, scientists wearing lab coats, billionaire inventors. But what if every single person at your organization became an innovator? Each team member using creative problem solving to tackle challenges and tapping inventive thinking to fuel growth. Think how powerful your company can become if everyone innovates, every day. Celebrated tech entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author, innovation keynote speaker and professional jazz guitarist Josh Linkner has developed a proven system to help you and your team soar by harnessing creativity and innovation. Innovative companies outperform their competitors.
Joshua M. He founded several companies including ePrize , an interactive promotion agency, where he served as CEO and Executive Chairman. Since Linkner has served as CEO and Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners , a venture capital firm helping to rebuild urban areas through technology and entrepreneurship. Linkner was born to a Jewish family and believes that "being Jewish gives you a leg up He is a regular writer for Fast Company ,  Inc. Magazine ,  and Forbes.