With more than 20 years experience in the field of visual communications, Nolan Haims helps organizations and individuals show up differently and tell better stories with fewer words.
As principal of Nolan Haims Creative, Nolan leads a team of visual design professionals dedicated to all types of visual communications including presentation, data visualization, traditional print and identity design.
As a designer and art director, he has created high-end presentations, keynote addresses and pitches for Fortune 500 CEOs, leading financial institutions, top foundations and all the major television networks.
Most recently as a Vice President and Director of Presentation for Edelman, Nolan helped the world’s largest public relations company consistently win multi-million dollar pitches by communicating more visually.
Nolan trains organizations to think visually and to create and give more effective presentations. He speaks at national conferences and writes extensively on visual storytelling, including at his own site, PresentYourStory.com.
For his continuing contributions to the presentation industry, Microsoft has designated Nolan one of only eleven PowerPoint MVPs in the U.S. As such, Nolan consults regularly with the development team on the industry standard software.
In a past life, he was an award-winning magician and juggler and performed with the Moscow Circus and Vermont’s Circus Smirkus before turning to theatre. Nolan directed and wrote professionally, creating stories on stages in New York and around the country for a decade.
He holds a degree in media writing and theatre from Northwestern University.