Why Book Josh Linkner?
Entrepreneur, Venture Capitalist and NY Times Bestselling Author
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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BIG LITTLE BREAKTHROUGHS
FIND A WAY
How creative problem solving can tackle any challenge
THE 5 MINDSETS OF INNOVATION
How the world’s most innovative leaders think and act
THE MUSIC OF BUSINESS
Problem solving, collaboration and agility from the dangerous world of jazz music
THE CREATIVITY UPGRADE
Lead your team to the next level of innovation, growth, and sustainable success
THINK AND ACT LIKE A STARTUP
How celebrity entrepreneurs generate game-changing solutions