Josh Steimle

Founder, Influencer Inc

Josh Steimle
facebook_icon twitter_icon linkedin-icon

Josh Steimle has written over 300 articles for more than 20 publications including Fortune, Mashable, Forbes, Entrepreneur, and Fast Company. He is the author of Chief Marketing Officers at Work (Apress, 2016), which Success magazine called one of the “Five Best Business Books of 2016” and was included in Forbes’ list of “11 Marketing Books Every CMO Should Read.”

Josh founded the marketing agency MWI in 1999, with offices in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, and China. In 2016 he founded Influencer Inc, a publishing, coaching, and events company that turns executives into thought leaders.

He blogs at, where his focus is on personal branding and influence.

Josh lives in Shenzhen, China with his wife, two children, and a rabbit. He’s an avid skateboarder and ultra trail runner.


Session Name: How to Become a Contributor to Top Business Publications

Session Date & Time: May 3, 12:55pm-1:35pm

Description: Could writing for Forbes, Inc., or Entrepreneur generate $5M in revenue for your small business? Land you a book deal? Send you to hang out with Richard Branson on his tropical island for a week? Lead to phone calls with Beyonce’s dad and invitations to the White House? These are just a few of the real-life perks that have come to contributors to top business publications.

Josh has written for over 20 publications and has interviewed more than 60 contributors to find out how they they got in. From his experiences and those interviews Josh created The Contributor Roadmap which will show you how to get from wherever you are to landing a contributor spot at a top publication. Josh will then teach you how to keep your editor happy and leverage your contributor position (100% ethically) to your benefit.