Author, Professor, CEO, Partner
Keynotes by Josh Linkner focus on the need to face obstacles and challenge forces that threaten to impede a successful business future. In particular, Linkner discusses the natural force of gravity that holds individuals back and suggests that individuals become stronger than both natural and man-made forces, in order to succeed. As the founder of ePrize, the world's largest interactive marketing agency in the world, Linkner successfully overcame these forces and achieved success. Prior to this position, Linkner founded a handful of other technology-oriented companies and was honored as the 'Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Currently, Linkner is the managing partner and CEO of Detroit Venture Partners and holds a professorial position at the University of Michigan lecturing about Applied Creativity. In terms of his education, Linkner received his Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida and implemented his vast knowledge of advertising into his self-made marketing agency.
As a New York Times Bestselling author, Linker is best known for 'Discipline Dreaming: A Proven System to Break Through Creativity,' which was named 'One of the Top 10 Business Books of 2011.' With his written work featured in prestigious publications like 'Forbes' and 'The Wall Street Journal,' Linkner is a well-respected and trusted creative mind in the business world.
With a mission to make the world more creative and stronger in the face of growing obstacles, the keynotes by Josh Linkner motivate individuals to overcome obstacles and defy gravity.