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Josh Klein


Josh is a multifaceted technology professional with roles including Board Member for Fortune 100's, CEO, Strategist, Author, and Podcast Host. His extensive work with Fortune 500 companies centers on leveraging his technical acumen and deep understanding of disruptive technologies and trends. He's offered strategic insights on a myriad of topics like Cybersecurity and AI, focusing on policy, leadership, and process, to diverse organizations from Microsoft to the US Intelligence Community.

In the realm of business disruption, Josh has been a pioneering figure, contributing to innovations such as the first e-commerce engine and introducing shortcodes in the US telecommunications sector. His experience spans work with entities ranging from design firm IDEO to Pfizer to Korn Ferry.

An accomplished author, Josh has written three books on Innovation, and has hosted television series covering technology innovation history, advancements in gaming, and China's technological strides. His voice has been featured in various media from Fortune to Oprah, and he's been a prominent speaker at global events like WEF's Davos and TED Mainstage, sharing insights at numerous corporate events worldwide for more than a decade and a half.

Josh excels in translating complex technical concepts into practical strategies, engaging with diverse audiences from board members to mid-level managers. His recent endeavors includes co-hosting Accenture's podcast Built for Change, which received "Thought Leadership of the Year" accolades from AdWeek consecutively for two years, and building Indigometrics, an AI-led behavior metricing and transformation tool.

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Events featuring Josh Klein
Events featuring Josh Klein