Katie Linendoll

Katie Linendoll is an Emmy Award-winning TV personality, consumer technology expert, and one of the leading women in the field of technology.

As one of the most in-demand technology experts worldwide, Linendoll is recognized by a wide-range of audiences for her reporting and frequent appearances as a regular expert contributor for major media outlets including The TODAY Show, The Rachael Ray Show and numerous other outlets including The Weather Channel, CBS Sports Radio, Robert Irvine Magazine, and more.

In addition to frequent live, in-studio media appearances, Linendoll runs her own production company which allows her to shoot, produce, and edit her own tech news stories in some of the most exotic and extreme locations—ranging from a remote community in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan to NASA’s zero-gravity training lab 63-feet underwater off the coast of the Florida Keys. Linendoll’s cutting-edge technology stories have been featured as TV and digital segments and series on The Weather Channel, Popular Science, and Sports Illustrated to name a few.

Linendoll is one of the first women in tech to make significant contributions to the industry, starting her career at the age of 12 when she began coding and earning networking certifications before graduating from high school. Linendoll went on to receive a degree in Information Technology New Media from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Following graduation, she began working behind-the-scenes in production for ESPN where she won an Emmy Award for her work on SportsCenter and later contributed more than 60 written and digital pieces as a sports tech expert. Following her work at ESPN, Linendoll was nominated for a second Emmy Award for her work as a co-host on A&E’s We Mean Business, a reality show designed to help revamp small businesses across the country.

During her career, Linendoll has hosted more than a dozen shows and series focused on technology and innovation and has also been named a special correspondent at major tech conferences including Comic-Con, CES, E3, Toy Fair, and Maker Faire. She is frequently booked as an emcee and keynote speaker at major corporate events with top international brands including IBM, Dell, Global Semiconductor Alliance, Lenovo, Deloitte, QuickBooks, Intel, Mercedes-Benz, SAS, Kronos, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, The Outdoor Association, Teradata, and GE to name a few.

Linendoll is a Silicon Valley Visionary Award Recipient, which celebrates Silicon Valley leaders in technology, education, venture capital, and entrepreneurship. Alongside her two Emmy nominations, and one win, Linendoll also holds a Guinness World Record for the “Most High Fives in One Minute”.

Linendoll calls Boston, Nashville and NYC home. She leads an active, faith-filled lifestyle as a runner, fitness enthusiast, musician (more on music here!), and avid traveler. She also devotes a large percentage of her time to select philanthropic causes in healthcare, tech & US Veterans.

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Speech Topics & Descriptions

Go Ahead – Reinvent the Wheel!

Some of the very best innovations have come from the world of tech — and some have come even when needed innovation seemed out of reach or even impossible.  So how can you tap into the same spirit of innovation found in tech?

Katie Linendoll has two decades of experience covering the world of technology for dozens of major media platforms such as The TODAY Show, The Weather Channel, and CBS Sports Radio, just to name a few. She’s seen firsthand how people have taken initiative to reinvent the wheel and push collectively toward something better.

In this dynamic audio-visual presentation, Katie draws from her wealth of experience, her technological knowledge, and her observations of inspiring tech-led innovation to inspire and equip her audiences with practical advice needed to excel in today’s ever-changing market.

Audience Takeaways:

  • Learn five valuable lessons from Katie’s twenty years covering technology and how you can use the same practical advice to impact your own business and/or personal success
  • Discover keys to innovating, reinventing, and adapting-forward fearlessly
  • How to move past fear and find the courage to reinvent the wheel at any stage

Top Trends in Tech Happening Right Now

In this dynamic audio-visual presentation, Katie shares with the audience the most wide-reaching tech stories she has uncovered for her national audiences. From A.I. to mixed reality, Katie shares the top future trends happening right now.  Katie’s insights and inquisitive reporter skills give her a unique perspective on tech’s top innovations, and she share these insights in ways that will inform, delight, and inspire audiences.

Audience Takeaways: 

  • A peek behind the curtain: an insider’s look at the biggest tech topics happening right now and how they can impact your business, your life, and the world.
  • Learn how innovative solutions are making a difference and how you can leverage technology innovation to create positive change in your own life.

How Tech is Making a Difference in the World

Inspired by a quest for knowledge, an inquisitive personality, and an unapologetic love for tech, Katie’s work has taken her around the globe finding the stories that define where technology is making a difference. She’s interviewed top CEOs, astronauts, deep-sea divers, and other game-changers, witnessing firsthand how tech can make a difference — changing lives and even the world.

In this keynote, Katie highlights groundbreaking innovations in technology from cutting-edge gadgets to transformative trends, shedding light on the incredible potential of technology to drive positive change.

Audiences will learn not only about the latest tech innovations but also how your business and personal life can be purposefully directed toward making a meaningful difference. Discover the strategies and insights to harness the power of technology for the greater good and leave empowered to chart a path that combines innovation and purpose to create a better world for all.

Audience takeaways:

  • Be inspired by tech innovation stories from around the globe, set to a backdrop of strong visual imagery and storytelling.
  • Develop a new understanding for how innovation and technology can drive change in the world around you.
  • Discover new ways that your business and your life can be purposed to make a meaningful difference.

Women in Tech

Today Katie Linendoll is one of the most in-demand tech experts in the country. Hear the story of how Katie got where she is today – from her early days in Silicon Valley to pioneering the world of women in tech.

In this intimate talk, Katie shares her media journey from ESPN to The Home Shopping Network to the TODAY Show, weaving real-life stories, ups and downs, successes, and failures into a candid, behind-the-curtain perspective on succeeding as a woman in male-dominated domains.

With a tenured career in television, Katie knows how to entertain and capture her audience. In a unique and high energy style all her own, she aims to expand the horizons of those in attendance with a presentation that is fun, fast-paced, and memorable—leaving people motivated, inspired, and ready to reach for their own success.

Audience takeaways:

  • Inspiration and real-life lessons from the lives of women in tech
  • The hard-earned wisdom Katie has developed as a pioneering woman in the world of technology and how to leverage that in your own life.

What people are saying

“Katie has been the emcee at our flagship customer conference for the last two years. Each time, her presence has given us high energy, an air of excitement and tremendous audience engagement. I particularly admire Katie’s professionalism and dedication to learning our business. Each time she takes the stage, she acts as an extension of our team. Her knowledge and passion for technology comes through loud and clear, making her a perfect fit for Boomi World.”

Mandy Dhaliwal , Chief Marketing Officer , Dell Boomi

“Katie is a joy to work with as a part of our events. She is energetic, professional, creative, inspiring, and straight up fun to work with. She puts her heart into everything she does. I am so impressed with how she engages with our audience, our executives and our event teams. I highly recommend her for any event.”

Gail Baker, Event Marketing Program Manager, SAS

“For the past five years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with the ultra-professional and all-around great personality, Katie LInendoll.  We first booked Katie as an emcee for a three day tech conference which hosted over 3,500 attendees and an additional 1,500+ online. Our corporate client had never before hired a professional to handle these elements at their biggest event of the year. Katie not only exceeded expectations, but completely knocked it out of the park… so much so, that our client later secured her three additional times for this same conference.  Katie is always well prepared, attentive to our clients’ wishes, energetic on stage, relatable and friendly with audiences, ready to adapt to changes on the fly, and looking for ways to bring greater value to the people she serves. It’s been a privilege and joy to work with her, and we highly recommend her for any of our hosting or keynote opportunities.”

Steve Martinez, President, Stonewood Entertainment LLC

“In our ever-changing world of corporate entertainment, with all the ebbs & flows, there are few sure bets.  Katie Linendoll is one of these sure bets.  Whether she’s hosting, presenting a keynote, writing, or consulting, Katie delivers 110%.  She’s not only always polished & professional onsite, but she does her homework – she shows up prepared, prompt, and for all the times we’ve booked her & worked with her, never a diva moment.  In all my years of booking & working with talent, I always say that what makes any talent great, is not just what they do on-stage, but it’s all the off-stage stuff.  Katie is a no-brainer.  110% success.  Each & every time.”

Mark Felix, Director Entertainment Services, Drury