About Joel Goldstein
Joel is the “go-to” person when trying to place a new product into an independent retail store. Focused on the retail sector, he is able to advise you where your product will be best received.
Joel is a national keynote speaker and the author of “The Ultimate Distribuiton Guide” a best-selling book on Amazon.com. With over 10 years of experience working with Mr. Checkout, Joel can help you place your products in stores nationwide within weeks.
As a consultant, Joel helps businesses reach their potential through leadership workshops and seminars. For any organization that requires rapid and predictable change from developing new products/services to creating new business models his challenge-centered philosophy accelerates innovation.
Joel has been featured as an expert on MSNBC, Fox News and CNN and his blog has been cited as a Must Read by INNOV4TIVE as well as followed by more than 30,000 professionals through Social Media.
Joel has a passion for education, guest lecturing at several national universities as well as judging a number of national business plan and venture competitions.
As a speaker, Joel helps train, entertain and inspire leaders to reach their potential through keynote presentations, engaging workshops and interactive seminar lectures.
As a speaker, Joel will bring you:
- Facts not fiction.
- Amazing insights for your enterprise.
- Insight on how to transform in the midst of change.
- Leadership training based on hundreds of interviews.
- Customized content to help you meet your event’s objectives
Biography & Background
Joel Goldstein developed his experiences in business as a young entrepreneur. He was able to develop and successfully exit his first startup before he graduated from high school. With entrepreneurship in his blood he became a marketing consultant to some of the world’s most visited websites making a name for himself as the Google Guru.
He published his first book “A Professional’s Guide to Social Media” at the age of 26. The book quickly became a “best seller” on Amazon within the first month, and is now in its third revision.
Joel’s second book “Start from Success” quickly rose to the #1 best selling business book on Amazon within the first week of its release. Through his study of successful entrepreneurs and innovative businesses while researching for the book, he began to realize that there is a generational leadership gap developing among enterprise level companies.
As a consultant, Joel met has met with hundreds of business leaders developing strategies to train, retain and develop future leaders. Joel began to research and write his third book, the “Millennial Leadership Manual” in 2013. Joel developed this book to share the trends and insights that pioneering executives have successfully employed when working with the Millennial generation.
With a certificate in management from the Wharton School of Business, Joel has been able to apply managerial principles from the classroom to the boardroom. Not the typical ivy league student, Joel has pursued extraordinary adventures such as deep sea diving, running with the bulls in Spain, and spelunking through ancient caves in Israel.
Joel has had the extraordinary privilege of speaking around the world for associations, corporations and prestigious universities on Millennial leadership. Joel is community focused and is the president or on the board of Orlando Young Professionals, New Leaders Council and Jewish Chamber of Commerce. In 2014, Joel was been asked to participate in the Congressional economic development committee held in Winter Park, FL.
Currently Joel has purchased his family business Mr. Checkout Distributors and continues as it’s President. He also consults for a national think tank on retail business and sits on the board of 13 retail associations.