Matt Abrahams

Passionate, collaborative and innovative educator, coach and author

Matt Abrahams is a passionate, collaborative and innovative educator and coach. He is a lecturer at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business where he teaches two very popular classes in Strategic Communication and Effective Virtual Presenting.

In addition to his teaching, Matt is co-founder of Bold Echo Communication Solutions, an industry-leading presentation consulting and coaching practice. He has also created a tablet application called eValuate to assist in providing feedback on presentations.

Matt is especially interested in applying communication knowledge to real-world issues. In service of this goal, he recently published the 3rd edition of Speaking Up Without Freaking Out, a book written to help people present and communicate in a more confident, connected, and compelling manner. Also, Matt coaches entrepreneurs from around the world on pitching their ideas as part of Stanford’s Graduate School of Business’s Ignite Program.

Prior to teaching, Matt held senior leadership positions at several software companies, where he created and ran global learning and development organizations.