Elevate your events with AJ Eckstein, a renowned speaker who has captivated audiences at 50+ conferences, organizations, and companies around the world.

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Speaking Topics

Career Development &

Job Search

Elevate your professional journey with AJ’s expert guidance and AI-driven insights, providing tested strategies to navigate the job market and cultivate a fulfilling and successful career.

Gen Z and the

Future of Work

Explore the future of work as AJ unveils insights into Gen Z’s unique perspectives, offering actionable strategies for organizations to attract and retain Gen Z to thrive in the workplace

Content Creation and

LinkedIn Growth

Maximize your online influence with AJ’s expert insights, mastering the craft of compelling content creation and strategic LinkedIn utilization to position yourself as a prominent thought leader.

Meet your Speaker


Hey there! I’m AJ Eckstein, the force behind electrifying stages across the globe, where I’ve had the privilege of turning events into unforgettable experiences for some fantastic companies, organizations, and conferences.

I’m not just your average speaker—I’m a Gen Z Career Expert and USC Marshall School of Business Graduate. I’ve been known to wear many hats: the Founder of “The Final Round” career platform, a Fortune 500 strategy consultant, a LinkedIn Learning Instructor with multiple online courses (60,000+ happy learners), a member of the LinkedIn Creators Program (30,000 followers), a writer for Fast Company & Business Insider, a LinkedIn Top Voice for Hiring, a Forbes Under 30 Scholar, a global speaker, and ex-Disney.

My mission is to inject that adrenaline and magic into your event, making it memorable for you and all attendees.

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Words on the Street

From Event Organizers

Kathy L.Director of Talent Development, LLS

AJ’s keynote was fabulous! I loved his energy, practical tips, and conversational engagement with the Q&A. His preparation truly showed. We’ve already received so many messages about how great the session was.

Almeera P.Content Manager, LinkedIn

AJ is the ideal partner. We worked together on a LinkedIn Learning course on “Professional Networking”. AJ is a thoughtful expert, gracious with his time and knowledge, and dependent when it comes to the work. I look forward to partnering again and again!

Ehui O.Sr. Director of Product Strategy, Seramount

AJ’s keynote was wonderful! Our Chief Diversity Officers were delighted to have him. The event went seamlessly. His engaging presentation provided unique insights, effectively fulfilling our objective of dispelling myths about Gen Z.

Afreka E.Account Director, JUV Consulting

AJ!! We enjoyed having you speak at ZCON! Thanks again for speaking and being in community with us! Until next time.

Oleg K.Community Coordinator, LA County Library

Thanks again for the outstanding presentation; well-organized, participatory, energetic. And the information was timely and practical, too!

Nate J.Chief Relationships Officer, JUV Consulting

AJ - I wanted to thank you so much for speaking at ZCON. The event succeeded our wildest expectations. You were dynamic and inspiring, and I have heard so much great feedback from attendees. We are so grateful to be in community with you. THANK YOU!

Bridgette ScalesSenior Directory of Advisory, Seramount

AJ - Thank you for the incredible session! You brought great energy and insights. Our audience really enjoyed your ideas. I personally enjoyed getting to know you and I hope we have an opportunity to work together in the future!

Alexis R.Producer, Linkedin Podcast Network

Thanks for a great interview with insightful information, I definitely learned some new tricks while producing the episode, as well as shared it with some friends and colleagues.

Madeline M.CEO, Self Made Millennial

Thanks again for doing the YouTube video with me! It's great to see people are enjoying the video, especially the AI prompts. So helpful!

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