Claudyne Wilder is the Founder of Wilder Presentations, a boutique presentation business started in 1984. She has personally offered presentation workshops and consulting services to executives, entrepreneurs, managers, and educators in market-leading companies of every size—from Fortune 500 pharmaceutical firms to community-based non-profits. Along with several presentation trainers, she trains her clients on how to coherently and passionately present their messages and share their stories.

With a masters in organizational development, Claudyne coaches on the content organization as well as on the organizational issues of a topic. Having extensively studied Argentine Tango for over ten years, she brings the idea of “connection” to her clients to help them more passionately engage with their audience. Certified to teach Transactional Analysis in business, Claudyne coaches on the best way to communicate information so that the audience is receptive. She integrates the training principles of world-class dance and high-stakes performance into her rigorous, artful, and interactive workshops.

Claudyne is a creative innovator:

  • Creator of TorchMetrics in 2016. This innovative online coaching tool provides presenters with 360 feedback from their audience, highlights strengths and action areas, and tracks improvement over time using a dashboard. It’s each presenter’s customized speaking coach.
  • Creator of the one-day workshop titled “Executive Presence,” which includes rigorous instructor coaching and peer critique, plus PowerPoint slide critique with recommended changes.
  • Co-conducted one of the first user surveys on PowerPoint productivity.
  • First to write a book about laptop presenting. She has now rewritten that book three times: Point, Click & Wow! The Habits and Techniques of Successful Presenters.
  • Co-creator of a one-of-a-kind PowerPoint product called Presentations in a Hurry! 26 Formats That Persuade, a series of 26 professionally designed presentation scenarios that enable business professionals to create more concise and audience-focused PowerPoint presentations.

Claudyne’s clients include CVS, Avid Technology, Sodexo, Alkermes, Genzyme, a Fortune 500 Pharmaceutical Company where Wilder Presentations has been one of the chosen presentation vendors since 2008, Gorton’s Seafoods, Fidelity Investments, Mercury Computer Systems, Global Manufacturing Company, Grupo Bimbo, Fidelity Ventures, Arbella Insurance, Fresenius Medical Care, The Gillette Company, Verizon Wireless. Pro bono work includes The Nature Conservancy, BUILD, and City Year. 

Recent projects include coaching executives in a global emerging-leaders program in Spain and Amsterdam, organizing content and PowerPoint slides for a specialty pharmacy group presenting to upper management, two-day trainings for two groups of executives in a pharmaceutical company, critiquing the slides for three senior-manager groups presenting to the highest level in the company. 

A native of California, Claudyne now lives in Boston, Massachusetts.