In his submission Rowan will ask "How on earth did anyone communicate anything of importance prior to 1987? Let's talk about that … "
Rowan is the Presenter Mentor, working on professional communications since 1989.
He has contributed to speeches, pitches, roadshows and profile-building with startups, upstarts, disruptors and established companies; honing their message and working with speakers on their presence and delivery. He is a founding organiser of TEDxDublin events, and works with the majority of the speakers, preparing them for the 2,000-strong audience in the Grand Canal Theatre, honing their messages and visuals. He also speechwrites in every sphere except politics and prepares clients for media appearances on television, radio and in print. Some of his clients call him ‘The Presenter Mentor,’ others ‘The Insultant.’
Rowan describes himself, depending on the circumstance, as a writer, speaker, TED addict, husband, father or dancing bear. You’ll find him at RowanManahan.com or chirping away as @PresenterMentor.
Ruairi’s blog buddy is Ruairi Kavanagh.