Coach for public speakers, Curator of strategic events, and Catalyst for innovation
Danielle D. Duplin, President FreeWind Productions, is a public speaking coach, event curator, and innovation catalyst. She works with clients to translate ideas into talks and vibrant programs that convene communities, and educate, captivate and call audiences to action. Danielle combines her unique background — strategic design, executive leadership, event production, software engineering, and theater — to synthesize her client’s content and communication goals, and help them own the moment.
Danielle teaches workshops and delivers keynotes on public speaking. She brings over 25 years’ experience as a Producer for HUBweek, cofounder of TEDxBoston, and Vice President for Fidelity Investments, where she founded the Global Seminars practice as the Executive Producer, and pioneered new products as a Director of Software Engineering. Danielle has hosted, designed and delivered over 500 events on emerging trends in business and technology, and coached over 1,200 speakers, that have informed and inspired attendees worldwide. She hosted and directed Telefest, an award-winning online video series on innovation.
Danielle is an advisor with the MassChallenge global startup accelerator; the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Working Cities Challenge; the Mass Tech Leadership Council; the NewCo Boston Festival; and board member for the non-profit firm Design That Matters. Ms. Duplin earned a BS in Math and Computer Science with a concentration in Performing Arts at Binghamton University.