These speakers have successfully navigated the transition from in-person speaking events to the virtual stage, and have learned how to maintain the human connection when speaking to audiences online. With a little help from Prezi Video, their virtual presentations stand out by placing themselves alongside their visuals on the same screen. Learn how they’re innovating the virtual speaking industry, and stay tuned for their tips on better virtual presentations.
Brian Fanzo is a digital futurist and virtual keynote speaker who translates the trends of tomorrow to inspire change today. Brian has a gift for bringing people together online and offline. He has worked in 76 countries, highlighting his passion for change, collaboration, and technology. He has launched over 3.5k+ live streams, hosted 5 podcasts with over 400 episodes, and his debut book “Press The Damn Button” launches in 2021.
Workplace filmmaker, design researcher, and entrepreneur, Elena has made it her mission to help people find meaning in their work through stories that matter. With the motto “you cannot be what you cannot see,” Elena started filming jobs as a way to get young people excited about careers. Since then, her team at Skill Scout has produced films for clients like Nike, McDonalds, and American Airlines as a way to engage candidates and employees alike. Elena was recently named HR Superhero by DisruptHR Chicago and Newcity's Film 50 of 2020.
John Hall has been called a top “sales motivational speaker” and is listed as the #1 top “virtual keynote speaker” on Google. John has also authored the best-selling book “Top of Mind” — a game-changing framework for staying top of mind with your audience — published by McGraw-Hill. John was a recipient of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award and was recognized as one of the Business Journals’ Top 100 Visionaries. John has also invested in innovative companies like Relevance and Calendar.
Jessica Chen is a trusted communications advisor to several elite tech leaders in Silicon Valley and Asia. She is also Founder & CEO of Soulcast Media, a high-touch business communications agency that partners with Fortune 500 companies to elevate their team’s presentation, presence, and authority in person and on video. Prior to starting Soulcast Media, Jessica was a broadcast television journalist. She has been awarded an Emmy Award for her work at ABC 10News and multiple Associated Press awards.
Russell Anderson-Williams is one of Prezi's official independent experts, and author of “Mastering Prezi for Business Presentations.” He is the founder of the presentation design agency The Prezenter, where he and his team build the very best Prezi presentations for clients across the globe. Russell spends the majority of his time training and educating business professionals who want to elevate the level of their presentations.
FUJI is a presentation designer and an expert Prezi user based in Tokyo, Japan. In 2018 and 2019, FUJI took first place in the Prezi Awards category, “Prezi Expert: Best Overall.” He’s also the author of Presentation Rule Index 100 and Prezi Design Book.
Mandy is a creative entrepreneur, visualizer, presentation specialist, and marketeer (MSc.). Her mission is to break the existing paradigm on presentations. With her company Present Savvy, a boutique presentation studio, and the Speakers Club, Mandy provides both small and big organizations, schools, entrepreneurs and (keynote) speakers with effective and unique presentations.
Dave McKeown is the CEO of Outfield Leadership, and the author of “The Self-Evolved Leader: Elevate Your Focus and Develop Your People in a World That Refuses to Slow Down.” As a leadership consultant, Dave has shared his leadership strategies with Bank of America, the British Government, Entrepreneur's Organization, and countless others, showing organizations how to build a culture of real, authentic but ultimately results-driven leadership. Dave is a sought-after virtual presenter for conferences such as Inc. 500, Growco, and Bamboo HR.
Vanessa Van Edwards is the national bestselling author of “Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People,” which has been translated into 16 languages. As founder of Science of People, Vanessa's innovative work has been featured on CNN, NPR, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur magazine. Her YouTube videos and viral TEDx London talk have been seen by over 35 million people. She speaks to audiences around the world, including companies such as Google, Dove, Microsoft, Facebook, Comcast, and American Express.