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Josh Linkner

Best-Selling Author; World-Class Entrepreneur; Founder & CEO of HelloWorld

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 Josh Linkner Biography

Josh Linkner is a Creative Troublemaker. He passionately believes that all human beings have incredible creative capacity, and he’s on a mission to unlock inventive thinking and creative problem solving to help leaders, individuals, and communities soar.

Josh has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million and is the author of four books including the New York Times Bestsellers, Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention. He has invested in and/or mentored over 100 startups and is the Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners.

Today, Josh serves as Chairman and co-founder of Platypus Labs, an innovation research, training, and consulting firm. He has twice been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is the recipient of the United States Presidential Champion of Change Award.

Josh is also a passionate Detroiter, the father of four, is a professional-level jazz guitarist, and has a slightly odd obsession for greasy pizza.

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Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers

Hacking Innovation: The New Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers

The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation

Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity

Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity

Leaning Forward: Surviving/Winning In the Future of Interactive Marketing

Leaning Forward: Surviving/Winning In the Future of Interactive Marketing

Speaking Topics
  • Disciplined Dreaming: A Five Step System for Business Creativity

    Competitive advantage in the marketplace used to be defended with complex supply chains, high cost of entry, and technological advances. Now, your business can be supplanted overnight by someone with a broadband connection and an idea. How are you re-tooling your organization for creativity? In this interactive talk, Josh shows participants how to jump-start their creativity for business advantage. Attendees will learn specific techniques to protect themselves from the competition, create new products, and expand market share.

  • Building a Creative Culture

    Building a culture that fosters creativity and innovation is mission critical in todays ultra-competitive environment. In this high-energy and interactive keynote, you will learn how to tap your peoples hidden brainpower. Help your team get unstuck by breaking free from myths and barriers to unleash their true creative potential. Learn to establish an ongoing system to nurture and harvest your teams best ideas.

  • Is Innovation the Cure for the Economic Downturn?

    Most innovations fail because they are not truly innovative they make an existing product slightly smaller, faster, or less expensive. Real innovations turn industries and marketplaces upside down like the cell phone or the iPod. Can your company innovate its way to success even during difficult economic times? In this talk, Josh offers a road map for organizations to get to successful, game-changing innovations. Takeaways include how to trap the competition, how to increase your rate of innovation, and how to invent new products that cannot easily be copied in the marketplace.

  • Leadership in the Age of Creativity

    Leaders today need to be able to understand the needs and dreams of a wildly diverse employee population, each with its own particular ways of working, deriving motivation from very different parts of the work experience. On top of that, the marketplace can shift at bewildering speed as a college kid in a dorm room can invent a new business that renders yours irrelevant in a matter of a few months. How do you guide an organization into such an uncertain future with such a varied crew? Joshs talk explores the new rules of the road and shows leaders how to build a culture that enables maximum creative potential.

  • The Music of Business

    Jazz musicians and business leaders are increasingly sharing more common ground. Both require spontaneous creativity and improvisation. Both require careful synchronization in group dynamics, while responding on the fly to changing market conditions. Both are real-time art forms that require high-quality performances under the bright lights of an audience. Adapted from the principles of jazz legends to the business world, youll learn how to use a specific framework and set of rules to maximize create output. Using the metaphor of a jazz combo, Josh helps audiences improve their creativity, risk tolerance, and adaptability in this highly engaging and unique presentation.

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  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Josh Linkner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Josh Linkner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Josh Linkner for your next private or corporate function.
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Josh Linkner

Best-Selling Author; World-Class Entrepreneur; Founder & CEO of HelloWorld

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Josh Linkner Biography

Josh Linkner is a Creative Troublemaker. He passionately believes that all human beings have incredible creative capacity, and he’s on a mission to unlock inventive thinking and creative problem solving to help leaders, individuals, and communities soar.

Josh has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million and is the author of four books including the New York Times Bestsellers, Disciplined Dreaming and The Road to Reinvention. He has invested in and/or mentored over 100 startups and is the Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners.

Today, Josh serves as Chairman and co-founder of Platypus Labs, an innovation research, training, and consulting firm. He has twice been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is the recipient of the United States Presidential Champion of Change Award.

Josh is also a passionate Detroiter, the father of four, is a professional-level jazz guitarist, and has a slightly odd obsession for greasy pizza.

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  • Josh Linkner Innovation Keynote Speaker 2020 Preview
    Imagine your audience, being deeply inspired and moved to action by the #1 most-booked innovation keynote speaker Josh Linkner. Imagine an...
  • Josh Linkner Innovation Keynote Speaker 2019 Speaking Video

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Josh Linkner Speaking Topics

  • Disciplined Dreaming: A Five Step System for Business Creativity

    Competitive advantage in the marketplace used to be defended with complex supply chains, high cost of entry, and technological advances. Now, your business can be supplanted overnight by someone with a broadband connection and an idea. How are you re-tooling your organization for creativity? In this interactive talk, Josh shows participants how to jump-start their creativity for business advantage. Attendees will learn specific techniques to protect themselves from the competition, create new products, and expand market share.

  • Building a Creative Culture

    Building a culture that fosters creativity and innovation is mission critical in todays ultra-competitive environment. In this high-energy and interactive keynote, you will learn how to tap your peoples hidden brainpower. Help your team get unstuck by breaking free from myths and barriers to unleash their true creative potential. Learn to establish an ongoing system to nurture and harvest your teams best ideas.

  • Is Innovation the Cure for the Economic Downturn?

    Most innovations fail because they are not truly innovative they make an existing product slightly smaller, faster, or less expensive. Real innovations turn industries and marketplaces upside down like the cell phone or the iPod. Can your company innovate its way to success even during difficult economic times? In this talk, Josh offers a road map for organizations to get to successful, game-changing innovations. Takeaways include how to trap the competition, how to increase your rate of innovation, and how to invent new products that cannot easily be copied in the marketplace.

  • Leadership in the Age of Creativity

    Leaders today need to be able to understand the needs and dreams of a wildly diverse employee population, each with its own particular ways of working, deriving motivation from very different parts of the work experience. On top of that, the marketplace can shift at bewildering speed as a college kid in a dorm room can invent a new business that renders yours irrelevant in a matter of a few months. How do you guide an organization into such an uncertain future with such a varied crew? Joshs talk explores the new rules of the road and shows leaders how to build a culture that enables maximum creative potential.

  • The Music of Business

    Jazz musicians and business leaders are increasingly sharing more common ground. Both require spontaneous creativity and improvisation. Both require careful synchronization in group dynamics, while responding on the fly to changing market conditions. Both are real-time art forms that require high-quality performances under the bright lights of an audience. Adapted from the principles of jazz legends to the business world, youll learn how to use a specific framework and set of rules to maximize create output. Using the metaphor of a jazz combo, Josh helps audiences improve their creativity, risk tolerance, and adaptability in this highly engaging and unique presentation.

FAQs on booking Josh Linkner

  • How to book Josh Linkner?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Josh Linkner for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Josh Linkner, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Josh Linkner or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Josh Linkner?

    Booking fees for Josh Linkner, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Josh Linkner, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Josh Linkner?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Josh Linkner for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Josh Linkner for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Josh Linkner or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Josh Linkner or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Josh Linkner is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Josh Linkner for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Josh Linkner generally travels from Detroit, MI, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Mitch Lowe, Daymond John, Uri Levine and Iqram Magdon-Ismail. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Josh Linkner for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Josh Linkner Speaker Videos

  • Josh Linkner Innovation Keynote Speaker 2020 Preview
    Imagine your audience, being deeply inspired and moved to action by the #1 most-booked innovation keynote speaker Josh Linkner. Imagine an energizing performance with practical takeaways. Imagine...
    Josh Linkner Innovation Keynote Speaker 2019 Speaking Video

Josh Linkner Speaking Topics

  • Disciplined Dreaming: A Five Step System for Business Creativity

    Competitive advantage in the marketplace used to be defended with complex supply chains, high cost of entry, and technological advances. Now, your business can be supplanted overnight by someone with a broadband connection and an idea. How are you re-tooling your organization for creativity? In this interactive talk, Josh shows participants how to jump-start their creativity for business advantage. Attendees will learn specific techniques to protect themselves from the competition, create new products, and expand market share.

  • Building a Creative Culture

    Building a culture that fosters creativity and innovation is mission critical in todays ultra-competitive environment. In this high-energy and interactive keynote, you will learn how to tap your peoples hidden brainpower. Help your team get unstuck by breaking free from myths and barriers to unleash their true creative potential. Learn to establish an ongoing system to nurture and harvest your teams best ideas.

  • Is Innovation the Cure for the Economic Downturn?

    Most innovations fail because they are not truly innovative they make an existing product slightly smaller, faster, or less expensive. Real innovations turn industries and marketplaces upside down like the cell phone or the iPod. Can your company innovate its way to success even during difficult economic times? In this talk, Josh offers a road map for organizations to get to successful, game-changing innovations. Takeaways include how to trap the competition, how to increase your rate of innovation, and how to invent new products that cannot easily be copied in the marketplace.

  • Leadership in the Age of Creativity

    Leaders today need to be able to understand the needs and dreams of a wildly diverse employee population, each with its own particular ways of working, deriving motivation from very different parts of the work experience. On top of that, the marketplace can shift at bewildering speed as a college kid in a dorm room can invent a new business that renders yours irrelevant in a matter of a few months. How do you guide an organization into such an uncertain future with such a varied crew? Joshs talk explores the new rules of the road and shows leaders how to build a culture that enables maximum creative potential.

  • The Music of Business

    Jazz musicians and business leaders are increasingly sharing more common ground. Both require spontaneous creativity and improvisation. Both require careful synchronization in group dynamics, while responding on the fly to changing market conditions. Both are real-time art forms that require high-quality performances under the bright lights of an audience. Adapted from the principles of jazz legends to the business world, youll learn how to use a specific framework and set of rules to maximize create output. Using the metaphor of a jazz combo, Josh helps audiences improve their creativity, risk tolerance, and adaptability in this highly engaging and unique presentation.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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