About JD Gershbein

Drawing upon his extensive background in neuroscience, psychology, marketing communications, sales, broadcast journalism, public speaking, and improvisational comedy, JD Gershbein is blazing a trail as one of the most original personalities in social media. Since the moment he discovered LinkedIn, he has studied it like a calling and dedicated his life to helping others realize its immense potential.

As social media became the vogue, JD transitioned away from his traditional marketing communications practice and established a consultancy focused on LinkedIn profile writing and the teaching of LinkedIn best practices. The word on JD quickly spread, and he soon became an in-demand speaker at conferences, trade shows, sales meetings and symposia.

As CEO of Owlish Communications, JD provides unrivaled strategic direction to individuals and companies seeking to harness the power of LinkedIn and translate those efforts into real world business results. He is considered a pioneer in the design and delivery of LinkedIn education and an innovator in the art and science of LinkedIn profile writing. Known for his ability to motivate people to embrace their uniqueness and sally forth in the online media, JD has built an educational platform that places him among the world’s top social business thought leaders.