JD GERSHBEIN, CEO, OWLISH COMMUNICATIONS
 
WORKSHOP: Command Your Brand (tm): Differentiating Yourself in a Highly Commoditized World
 
Since 2006, JD Gershbein, CEO of Owlish Communications, has helped advance the collective awareness of LinkedIn and inspired opportunity-oriented professionals in all walks of business to step up and achieve on the site. His ability to spark others to action has earned him the moniker of “The LinkedIn Catalyst.”
 
JD is considered one of the world's top thought leaders on LinkedIn strategy, and a pioneer in the design and delivery of LinkedIn education. He is also a globally acclaimed social business psychologist, keynote speaker, a frequent broadcast media expert on LinkedIn for business, and a contributing writer for The Huffington Post and Forbes. Additionally, JD is adjunct professor of marketing communications at the Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Business, where he is advancing social media marketing as an academic discipline.