Thank you This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Diane DiResta, CSP Diane DiResta, author of Knockout Presentations, and CEO of DiResta Communications Inc, As a speaking strategist she trains organizations and individuals to communicate with greater impact on the platform, in the media, or one-on-one. She is passionate about empowering people through the spoken word. She began her career as a Speech Pathologist for the NYC schools and gained corporate experience at Salomon Brothers as a management trainer, and at Drexel Burnham Lambert as AVP of the Institutional Sales and Trading Training Program. As an International speaker on 4 continents and author of Knockout Presentations, she has coached entrepreneurs and high profile leaders from companies such as AXA, Citigroup, JP Morgan, L’Oreal, Madison Square Garden, and has media trained sports and entertainment celebrities from the NBA, WNBA, and USGA.. With her focus on the Science of Speaking, presenters learn what confidence looks like, sounds like, and how to speak the language of confidence. Diane has been interviewed by CNN, the NY Times, Entrepreneur, Fast Company. The London Guardian and the Wall Street Journal. She is the Past President of the NY chapter of National Speakers Association and a recipient of the Golden Mike award and served on the Chapter Leadership Committee. Karen Cortell Reisman, M.S. (Host) Karen Cortell Reisman, a speaker/coach, author, and coffee ice cream eater, is founder of Speak For Yourself®. She talks to decision makers about how to speak for yourself to make more $$ and she keynotes about her cousin Albert Einstein in a message about hope, resilience & brassieres.