The moment JD takes the stage, you realize he is NOT just another speaker.

JD Gershbein is one of those rare speakers who makes both an intellectual and emotional connection with every audience. Whether he is keynoting a conference, leading a breakout room session, or facilitating a roundtable discussion, JD elevates and separates from a generic, formulaic “presenter” into the realm of spontaneous, memorable edutainer. Attendees are finely tuned to his commitment to excellence in stagecraft and feel like they are intimately involved in a unique learning experience.

A lifelong learner and an advocate of continuing professional development, JD brings a wealth of knowledge, a penchant for storytelling, and a theatrical vibe to each engagement. He deftly fuses his talent for broadcasting with an impeccable sense of timing to create a strong, distinctive onstage persona and deliver captivating, thought-provoking talks. He sends a clear and powerful message about authenticity, positivity, and perseverance that resonates long after the event concludes.

JD has spoken at events throughout North America and on numerous webcasts streamed live across the globe. A keen observer of our Digital Age, he tailors his content to meet the specific needs of professionals and companies struggling to gain clarity, visibility, and credibility in a volatile, hypercompetitive environment. His strength is in rallying people to raise their self-awareness and self-confidence as they articulate their value to those they seek to serve.

Death by PowerPoint does not apply to JD. His visuals are unfailingly stunning and consistently on point. He has a flair for spontaneity and an uncanny ability to create teaching moments on the fly, skills he honed as an improvisational and sketch comedy student at Chicago’s famed Second City. Since the onset of the pandemic, he has continually augmented his reach in the virtual world with ambitious programs that reassure, inspire, and galvanize businesspeople focused on repositioning themselves and revitalizing their careers.




♦ Are you a meeting and event professional responsible for speaker selection at your virtual, hybrid, or IRL conference, trade show, organizational meeting, or corporate retreat?

♦ Are you a sales leader seeking to increase the knowledge and effectiveness of your field force in a highly competitive marketplace?

♦ Are you a Chief Learning Officer or training and development professional striving to keep your team engaged while working remotely?

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