|Job Title||CEO / LinkedIn Consultant|
|Member Since||3 Dec 2012|
|Areas of Expertise||B2B Marketing, Content Marketing and Strategy, Online Copywriting, Social Media, Online PR|
Emerging from the glut of speakers and consultants on the topic of social business is J.D. GERSHBEIN, CEO of OWLISH COMMUNICATIONS. J.D. has grasped the reins of the paradigm shift in social networking and offers depth of thinking while bringing a distinctive voice to the platform. A professional speaker since the early 1980s, J.D. delivers personalized, highly interactive, value-added learning experiences that are authoritative, candid and punctuated with compelling real world success stories. Whereas J.D. caters to the intellect of his audience, he is a huge proponent of humor and knows how to keep it light and engaging.
Since 2006, J.D. has specialized in the art and science of LinkedIn. Already considered one of the world’s top thought leaders on social branding, he has expanded his content portfolio to include the neurophysiological, psychological and behavioral factors that catalyze engagement, drive decision-making and hasten sales conversion. J.D.’s keynote message fuses LinkedIn profile optimization, social networking strategy and classical business development techniques with neuroscience. Those who retain J.D. for consulting assignments become energized and empowered with actionable steps to create a remarkable LinkedIn presence, build brand awareness, generate a steady stream of qualified leads and achieve extraordinary results.
Owlish Communications Website
LINKEDIN ADVISORY SERVICES including: ♦ LinkedIn Profile Writing ♦ LinkedIn Individual & Corporate Training ♦ LinkedIn Consulting for Executives, Business Service Providers and Sales Organizations ♦ Book J.D. Gershbein for Speaking Engagements
Watch J.D. Gershbein on FOX TV NEWS Chicago
J.D. shared his perspectives as a LinkedIn profile writer and LinkedIn trainer. This piece, which aired 10.18.10, marked the first time that the LinkedIn profile per se was comprehensively examined on network television.
J.D. Gershbein Discusses LinkedIn on WGN AM Radio (Video Simulcast)
In this segment, which aired on 05.21.11, J.D. shared his perspectives on how individuals in all walks of business can leverage LinkedIn and create a strategic and psychological advantage.
Watch J.D. Gershbein on FIRST BUSINESS TV
J.D. discusses LinkedIn and social branding in this quick-hit interview format. This segment originally aired on 02.29.12, locally in Chicago and on 100+ affiliates worldwide.
J.D. Blogs for SUCCESS MAGAZINE
J.D. is included in the SUCCESS Magazine stable of experts and shares his views on the nature of LinkedIn achievement in this comprehensive blog series.
Education and Qualifications
M.B.A. in Marketing Communications from the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart Graduate School of Business (1989)
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology College of Psychology (1985)
B.A. in English from the University of Cincinnati McMicken College of Arts & Sciences (1979)