Nolan Haims

Nolan Haims has over 20 years of experience in the fields of visual communications and presentation, having created every type of presentation from Fortune 500 CEO keynotes, to TED talks to multi-million dollar agency pitches.

As principal of Nolan Haims Creative, he leads a team of graphic designers, visual storytellers, and data visualization experts that helps individuals and organizations tell better stories with fewer words.

He was Vice President and Director of Presentation for Edelman, the world’s largest PR firm, where he founded and ran an industry-first department dedicated to raising the agency’s bar on visual communication.

Nolan trains organizations to think visually, speaks at national conferences, writes extensively about presentation, and is a co-host of The Presentation Podcast. As one of only 15 Microsoft PowerPoint MVPs in the U.S., he regularly consults for and advises the PowerPoint development team on the industry standard software.

In a past life, Nolan was an award-winning magician and juggler and performed with the Moscow Circus and Vermont’s Circus Smirkus before turning to theatre. He directed and wrote professionally, creating stories on stages in New York and around the country for a decade.

He is the author of The Better Deck Deck.

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