Josh Linkner to Keynote at Vision® 2020

Noted Author and Entrepreneur

DALLAS, July 8, 2020 Calyx®, a leading provider of comprehensive mortgage software solutions for banks, credit unions, brokers, mortgage bankers, wholesale and correspondent lenders announced today that Josh Linkner will be the keynote speaker at Calyx Vision® 2020, the company’s third user conference. The virtual event will be held over three days on August 18th through August 20th.

Linkner’s live presentation – “Big Little Breakthroughs: How Small Everyday Innovations Drive Oversized Results” – will stream on Tuesday, August 18, from 11am - 12pm CT. It will explore the power of inventive thinking and creative problem solving in day-to-day situations. The keynote will provide attendees with fresh perspective, inspiration and practical tools that can be quickly and easily implemented at all levels to tackle tough challenges and seize bold opportunities.

Linkner is a nationally recognized entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author, venture capitalist and start-up mentor. Currently, he is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Platypus Labs, an innovation, research, training and consulting firm. He has been named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year twice and is the recipient of the United States Presidential Champion of Change Award. Linkner started his career as a jazz guitarist and then went on to become the founder and CEO of five technology companies. He has invested in and/or mentored more than 100 startups and is the Founding Partner of Detroit Venture Partners.

Calyx Vision 2020 will provide Calyx users with 20 unique, live training sessions with interactive Q&A. It will cover all primary Calyx products – Point®, PointCentral®, Path®, Zenly® and Zip®. The training sessions are designed to address frequently asked customer questions and show users how to get the most value from their software. Sessions will be available at beginner, intermediate and advanced levels to match all needs. In addition to training sessions, the conference will feature industry panels with leading wholesale lenders, discussing the current lending landscape; and GSE executives covering the upcoming URLA changes and how they will impact borrowers and mortgage-related businesses.

“We are excited to have Josh as our Vision 2020 keynote speaker. He is a world-renowned authority on innovation, disruption and hyper-growth leadership for companies of all sizes,” said Patrice Power, Marketing Director at Calyx. “We couldn’t have a more relevant opening speaker given the current industry climate which will continue to challenge Calyx customers to innovate and seek out new areas for growth and opportunity.”

Registration details, the full agenda, as well as speakers are available at:

About Calyx

Calyx® is an established provider of compliant mortgage software solutions used by banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders, and brokerages nationwide. The company’s easy-to-use technology, including its online borrower interview, loan origination systems, and secure electronic signature software, is designed to streamline, integrate and optimize all phases of the loan process for customers of various sizes, workflows, channels and complexities. Combined with its extensive network of integrated partners, Calyx products deliver a true digital mortgage solution that maximizes profitability and enhances the customer experience. For more information, call (800) 362-2599 or visit

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