The 21st Century Business Forum debuted in 2021, featuring a line-up of successful top executives, experts and global thought leaders to share ideas and insights as business executives, entrepreneurs, owners and managers navigate the new year ahead. It airs on the second Wednesday of each month, with Jon Gordon interviewing guests in a Q&A format. The 21st Century Business Forum is presented by BizWest and is sponsored by Ehrlich Toyota.

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May 2021

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Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner has been the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. Previously, Linkner was the founding CEO of Detroit Venture partners, helping over 100 tech startups to get off the ground.

Today, Josh serves as chairman and co-founder of Platypus Labs, an innovation research, training, and consulting firm that teaches organizations how to become an industry disruptor, strengthen their competitive edge and drive sales and profitable growth. 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.

His latest book, Big Little Breakthroughs: How Small, Everyday Innovations Drive Oversized Results, is a New York Times bestseller. He is also the author of Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity and The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation.

May 12 | 11 a.m. MST

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