Our Team - High Level Marketing - josh-linkner

Josh Linkner Partner

Josh Linkner – who started his career as a jazz guitarist – personifies creativity, entrepreneurship and disruptive innovation. He has been the founder and CEO of four tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million.

Josh is the author of two New York Times Bestsellers: Disciplined Dreaming: A Proven System to Drive Breakthrough Creativity, and The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation. He is also the Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners, investing in and mentoring over 100 startups.

Josh has twice been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and is a President Barack Obama Champion of Change award recipient. He is a regular columnist for Forbes, The Detroit Free Press, and Inc. Magazine. His work on innovation has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, CNN, and The New York Times. And yes, he still plays a mean jazz guitar.


Our Team - High Level Marketing - sagar-parvateneni

Sagar Parvateneni HLM Board of Advisors

Sagar Parvateneni, currently the CEO of Show of Hands, brings 16 years of operations experience across product management/engineering, system administration, development, architecture, operations, and SaaS platform development.

Sagar has a proven track record of delivering highly complex platform and product engineering projects in both waterfall and agile environments, including an agile transformation across a product development organization, along with vast experience scaling web platforms to over 1 billion page views/year and extreme traffic spikes of over 4500 page views/second with over 99.99% uptime.