What You'll Learn

Welcome to "Design Your Pitch Deck," the ninth and final class of the Entrepreneur Certificate Course, which is designed to help you start a business or grow your startup. In this quick welcome video, you'll meet your instructor John Polk, President of John Polk & Associates, who will share what you'll learn.

John Polk – President, John Polk & Associates

John is the President of John Polk & Associates. John designed the “Creating Effective Presentations” workshop for Capital One that has since been attended by over 10,000 associates. John’s mix of real-world experience, practical focus, and sense of humor made “Creating Effective Presentations” one of the highest-rated and most-requested workshops. John now teaches workshops and consults on how to design and deliver presentations in ways that drive action. He is on a mission to rid the world of poor presentations while giving leaders the tools to communicate their story in a way that makes their data sing.

John has over 15 year’s experience in Strategy and Analysis roles across Operations and Marketing. In those roles, he wrote thousands of presentations and coached associates, at all levels, on effective presentation design. John also teaches Data Visualization at the University of Richmond.