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