Seen any logical, compelling and easily understandable multimedia presentations lately? You probably have Garr Reynolds to thank. Garr’s popular website presentationzen.com and his international bestselling books Presentation Zen, Presentation Zen Design, and The Naked Presenter have fundamentally changed the way people design and deliver presentations around the world.
Say Media out of New York City named Garr one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Voices on the Internet” in 2011. His approach, which embraces the Zen tenets of restraint, simplicity and naturalness, is clearly making an impact: Garr speaks worldwide at firms such as Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Apple, and for universities including Stanford, Oxford, and Keio.
An award-winning writer, designer and musician, Garr was at one time was the manager of Worldwide User Group Relations at Apple Inc. in Silicon Valley.
Garr is currently an associate professor of management at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan, and lives with his family in the quiet countryside of Nara amidst the ubiquitous bamboo trees.