Ruben Hernandez – American – has been a presentation trainer in Europe, Asia, and North America for over 25 years. He is also an experienced speaker.
As director of the International Presentation Academy, his focus has been on creating simple but effective methods to train others in the skill of making clear and powerful presentations. “Above all, I believe in providing each participant with lots of hands-on practice – with TRAINER FEEDBACK.” This led to the development of the Intensive Iterative Training Method®. “But it’s not enough to just give feedback and then move on. The participant needs a chance to practice it again – so the skill gets internalized.”
A parallel focus of his has been in teaching others how to adapt their presentations to different cultures, and their listening expectations, around the world. His research and experience led to the publication: Presenting Across Cultures.
Besides having an M.A. in Education and an M.B.A., Ruben’s experience has also included working as a chief editor to a training journal in Italy – as well as working in the theater as a stage director – and as an announcer on radio. He has taught creative writing and storytelling for presentations over many years to adults and has also had numerous books and many articles published over the last 25 years. In his free time, Ruben is also an honorary presenter/speaker for Al Gore’s “Climate Reality Leader Corp” – offering his talks to adult evening schools (VHS) and international schools in Germany.