Josh Steimle

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Josh Steimle is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He generated over $10M in revenue for his businesses by building a thought leadership system that includes books, speaking appearances, and over 300 articles in publications like Fortune, Time, Forbes, Inc., Mashable, TechCrunch, and Entrepreneur. Josh is the creator of The 7 Systems of Influence framework used by parents, educators, and business and community leaders to build influence and increase impact.

Josh is the author of Chief Marketing Officers at Work, which contains 29 interviews with CMOs from organizations like GE, the Harvard Business School, Spotify, Target, and PayPal and was recognized in Success Magazine as one of the 5 Best Business Books of 2016.

Josh is a TEDx speaker, has presented to audiences in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, and North America, and has been interviewed on local, national, and international radio and TV programs and on more than 100 podcasts on topics related to technology, marketing, personal influence, and entrepreneurship.

Josh is the founder of MWI, a digital marketing agency with offices in Asia and the US. He is also the founder and CEO of 7 Systems, a publishing, training, and events company that provides personal branding and thought leadership services to entrepreneurs and executives.

Entrepreneur Magazine put Josh on their 50 Inspirational Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2017 list, Forbes recognized him as one of 25 Marketing Influencers To Watch In 2017, Josh was ranked #7 on Richtopia’s list of Top 100 Most Influential CMOs, and data from social media research firm Leadtail ranked Josh #11 on their list of People Most Mentioned and Retweeted by CMOs.

Josh consults with leaders in government on topics related to entrepreneurship and startups and has held various board positions and otherwise worked with non-profit entities related to adoption, education, entrepreneurship, economics, and government policy.

Josh holds a Masters of Information Systems Management from Brigham Young University (BYU). Josh started his marketing agency while a student at BYU where he won the BYU Business Plan Competition in 2001. Josh was named the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002 by the Utah chapter of the Small Business Administration.

Josh lives on a farm near Boston with his wife, three children, twenty-seven horses, and two goats. He’s an avid reader, trail runner, triathlete, and skateboarder. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka “Mormons”) and served a mission for his church to Manaus, Brazil. He is fluent in English and Portuguese, can get by in Spanish, and continues his quest to learn Mandarin after living in Shenzhen, China for two years.