Josh Loebner

Director of Strategy, Designsensory

Speaker, StoryConnect: The Conference

Josh is a blind disability advocate, 20+ year marketing professional and PhD candidate at Clemson University focusing on advertising and disability. As disability and marketing subject expert and director of strategy for Designsensory he collaborates on global projects with Airbnb, state-level efforts with Explore Georgia and regional and community-based brand initiatives across the country. He serves on boards including the Adweek DEI Council, American Advertising Federation Mosaic Council, TravelAbility and Dollywood's disability advisory panel. He lectures at the University of Tennessee and mentors disabled students. Josh co-created and co-hosts Explorable, a travel brand podcast centering on disability inclusion and accessible tourism, where guests include Walt Disney World, Alaska Airlines, the National Park Service, I LOVE New York, Expedia, Amazon and more.

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