As a Master of Ceremonies, Sidd is an event planners dream come true.
Event planners love him because he is a certified Project Management Professional that has emceed and coordinated over 70 events with an average of 250 attendees per event.
Staff love him because he knows so much about presentation technology that he is a safety net if they get in over their head. He has provided advanced technical support for a 3 day technology conference with over 100 speakers.
Speakers love him because he knows what speakers need and how to set them up so they can deliver at their best.
Hosts love him because he knows how to prevent disasters, minimize mistakes and put a professional polish on any event.
Audiences love him because he uses humor and psychology to insure they get their money’s worth.
He has introduced many luminaries in business, science, communication and engineering to audiences as large as 1,600 people.
Here are a few:
|Steve Wozniak||Co-founder of Apple Computer,
Inventor of the Personal Computer
|Steven Cooper||CIO of US Dept. of Commerce,
First CIO of US Dept. of Homeland Security,
CIO of American Red Cross
|H. Martin Lancaster||Former US Congressman, Special Asst. to the President,
President of NC Community College System
|Pat Schambach||President, Nortel Government Sector,
Former CIO of US Transportation Security Administration
|Dr. Alfred Aho||Former VP of Bell Labs,
Chair of Columbia University, Computer Science Department
|S. M. Gavai||Council General of India|
|Bonnie Hancock||Former President of Progress Energy|
|Dr. John Gilligan||Vice Chancellor, North Carolina State University|
|Mark Adams||Coach, ESPN Commentator|
|Dottie Walters||Professional Speaker, Author of Speak and Grow Rich|
|Barrett Joyner||President, SAS North America|
|Armistead Sapp||Senior Vice President of R&D, SAS|
|Dilip Abayasekara||President, Toastmasters International|
|Rick Jakle||President of National Speakers Association|
|P.K. Agarwal||CEO of TiE Global
Former CTO of the State of California
|Sandy Costa||Attorney, Public Speaker
Former President and COO of Quintiles Transnational
|Nitin Pradhan||CEO Launch Dream, LLC
Former CIO of US Dept. of Transportation
|Ajit Sivadasan||VP and General Manager
|Jock Elliott||2011 World Champion of Public Speaking
Record 6 times as World Championship finalist
|Mark McClear||Vice President of Engineering, Cree|
|Dr. David Pulman||Former President, GlaxoSmithKline|
|Marshall Brain||Founder of HowStuffWorks.com, Director of the Engineering Entrepreneurs Program at NCSU, Author|