Nolan Haims

With more than 20 years experience in the field of visual communications, Nolan Haims helps individuals show up differently and tell better stories with fewer words. He has created thousands of presentations including keynote addresses for Fortune 500 CEOs, sales decks for all the major TV networks and multi-million dollar winning agency pitches.

As a Vice President and Director of Presentation for Edelman, the world’s largest PR firm, he created and ran a department dedicated to raising the agency’s bar on visual communication.

Nolan trains organizations to think visually, speaks at national conferences, writes extensively on visual storytelling at, and is a co-host of The Presentation Podcast. As one of only 15 Microsoft PowerPoint MVPs in the US, regularly advises the PowerPoint development team.

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 runs his own visual communications consultancy in Montclair, NJ.


  • Learn to Love PowerPoint, Part 1: 0–60 for Designers
  • Learn to Love PowerPoint, Part 2
  • Learn to Love PowerPoint, Part 3
  • Creating Effective Story Structures
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