Emerging from the glut of social media speakers, JD Gershbein brings a keen sense of observation and a distinctive voice to the global stage. Drawing upon his background in neuroscience, psychology, and the humanities, JD offers depth and breadth of understanding of our Digital Era, combining multiple disciplines into a uniquely artistic expression.
Having received unanimous acclaim as a thought leader on LinkedIn strategy, JD is making an indelible impression in the social business world through his insights into personal branding, sophisticated treatment of relationship science, and theories on human communication. His ability to motivate and inspire opportunity-oriented professionals in all walks of business to step up and achieve on the site has earned him the moniker of “The LinkedIn Catalyst.”
Known for his engaging stage presence, JD consistently leaves his audiences wanting more. He designs compelling, takeaway-intensive learning experiences that are infused with storytelling and tinged with his signature humor. JD is also a frequent broadcast media expert on LinkedIn for business, as well as a contributing blogger to The Huffington Post, Forbes, NBC, and SUCCESS Online.
In addition to his role as a LinkedIn speaker, consultant, and coach, JD is adjunct professor of marketing communications at the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business, where he is at the forefront of advancing social media as an accredited field of study.
JD is the author of a forthcoming book, and has an Internet TV talk show on personal branding and thought leadership currently in development.