Matt Abrahams

Matt Abrahams is a leading expert in communication with decades of experience as an educator, author, podcast host, and coach. As a Lecturer in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, he teaches popular classes in strategic communication and effective virtual presenting. He received Stanford GSB’s Alumni Teaching Award in recognition of his teaching students around the world.

When he isn't teaching, Matt is a sought-after keynote speaker and communications consultant. He has helped countless presenters prepare for high-stakes talks, including IPO road shows, Nobel Prize award presentations, and appearances at venues such as TED and the World Economic Forum. His online talks garner millions of views and he hosts the popular "Think Fast, Talk Smart, The Podcast." His previous book "Speaking Up without Freaking Out: 50 Techniques for Confident and Compelling Presenting" has helped thousands of people manage speaking anxiety and present more confidently and authentically.