Nick Petterssen is the Director of Software Design for Electric Rain, a multimedia software company serving business and design professionals. In this role, Nick researches and leads the development of game-changing products and technologies, including Electric Rain’s StandOut Presentation Solution, a new rich media application that changes the way presentations are created and delivered. Nick’s extensive research on presentations, public speaking and visual communication has transformed him into a thought leader in this space, with a particular expertise in applying software and technology to facilitate more effective communication. Nick was previously responsible for writing award-winning documentation for Electric Rain’s products, as well as for the company’s public communications and special events coordination. Nick has worked in K-12 education and adult learning, and has wide-ranging public speaking experience with technical and non-technical audiences of all sizes.