About the Extreme Presentation Method™ and team

Dr. Andrew V. Abela designed the Extreme Presentation™ Method for effective communication of complex information to meet the pressing need for presentation design where failure is not an option.  This approach provides a new mindset and method for developing powerful, elegant, and brief presentations.  Thousands of leaders and their teams, on six continents, have benefited from the workshop to save time and achieve greater impact.

The Extreme Presentation team

Dr. Andrew Abela has been designing and delivering effective presentations to senior executives – and training and coaching others to do so – for over 25 years. He is the founding Dean of the Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and professor of marketing. Prior to this he worked as a brand manager with Procter & Gamble, as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, and he was the founding managing director of the Marketing Leadership Council, a best-practices research organization serving Chief Marketing Officers at hundreds of leading corporations worldwide.

Paul Radich has worked with Dr. Abela from the beginning on the development and delivery of the Extreme Presentation™ workshops, and is co-author of their recent book The Encyclopedia of Slide Layouts:  Inspiration for Visual Communication.  He is an assistant professor of practice in marketing at the Busch School of Business.  Previously he worked at the Corporate Executive Board / Gartner, researching best practices, and benchmarking marketing spend and effectiveness data.

Steve Kett is founder and CEO of a consulting and leadership development firm and has been teaching executives and their teams for three decades.  He has led global training teams and developed high level curricula at both The Advisory Board and at Bain & Company, and has facilitated workshops as part of the Corporate Executive Board’s Leadership Academy.  Steve was the first teaching fellow in the history of Harvard College to win the Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize.

Jake Tuber is the Founder and Principal at Ticonderoga Advisory, a boutique talent management and development firm. Previously, Jake spent years as Director at Corporate Executive Board / Gartner, leading the development of new psychometric tools and serving CIOs worldwide. Jake has been a top-rated lecturer in psychology at the City College of New York and is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University.

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