Josh Linkner, from the US, is a best-selling author, successful tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and jazz guitarist. His diversity is reflected in his presentations – he is one of the top 10 keynote speakers on business worldwide. Linkner has more than 20 years of experience as CEO of various technology companies. In 2011, he received the Champions of Change Award from Barack Obama for his outstanding entrepreneurial achievements.
CEO & Managing Partner of Detroit Venture Partners
Josh Linkner, born 1970 in Detroit, is an American entrepreneur, keynote speaker, author and jazz fanatic. Josh is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers: Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, and The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation. It’s all about innovation. Digital transformation and the rules of the game have fundamentally changed. The competition is ruthless while technology is growing at a mind blowing speed. In order to keep up and move ahead, Josh gives us three tips:
Defy Tradition: When you see one, how can you defy it for a better outcome? See the Cronut in NYC.
Get Scrappy: Doing more with less. It’s about determination and using fewer resources, which make one more creative. Consider the lack of as a gift. TNT marketing campaign. Watch the ad! Over 40 million have already. “Push to add drama”.
Adapt Fast: Adapting your own idea and taking it to the next level using your creativity. See Billboard wars in LA (Audi and BMW), Twitter hotel in Europe, Tom Lix with Cleveland Whiskey.