Since 2006, JD Gershbein has been instrumental in advancing the ideals of the digital world, inspiring opportunity-oriented individuals and companies to harness the power of the online media to elevate their profiles, engage their communities, and win new business. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s top LinkedIn strategists, and a thought leader in the areas of personal branding, social networking, and social entrepreneurship. As a business psychologist, speaker, and facilitator, JD has educated audiences all over the globe on how to create a competitive advantage through the social channels. He has been featured on FOX TV News, WGN TV News, CBS News, and WGN Radio, and contributed written work to The Huffington Post, SUCCESS Online, NBC, and Forbes. He is also a student of comedy and new media production at The Second City in Chicago and the architect of his own “edutainment” platform, through which he is developing an original, web-based video series, a live stage show (revue) a podcast, and the staging of exclusive live theatrical events for the business community.