Martin Barnes

Pitch Coach

I can help you in five ways

1 – Defining your goals

2 – Understanding your audience 

3 – Structuring a clear message

4 – Performing with confidence 

5 – Designing emotive slides

From 20 years of experience in design, film & advertising pitching to clients, I believe that every time you increase your value as a professional is because you are pitching. 

 

We can all be great presenters.

 

Learn the basic skills & focus on the fundamentals then you will improve

 

Let’s talk more about how I can help you enjoy pitching & be successful in the spotlight. 

 

No commitment.

 

Answer 4 kick-off discovery questions to get started.

 
 

Experience & Projects

  • Silicon Gorge Pitch Coach 2021
  • Pitch Coach PlugAndPlay Autobahn 2020
  • Chinaccelerator Public Speaking Mentor 2016 – Present
  • PlugAndPlay China Startup Accelerator Pitch Coach & Conference Speaker 2016
  • Startup Grind Pitch Coach 2018 – Present
  • AngelHack Pitch Coach 2019
  • Schwarzman Scholars Presentation Training 2018

 

Speaking / Coaching Credentials

  • Bristol Tech Spark Pitch Me! Event Judge 2020 – Present
  • Leeds Art School Guest Speaker 2021
  • #TechSwindonSummit Conference Speaker 2020
  • Hull University Business School Guest Speaker 2020
  • Yodo1 CEO C-Round Investment Pitch Consulting 2019
  • University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Keynote Speaker 2019
  • WeWork Beijing Pitch Coach 2018 – 2019
  • EF Presentation Training 2016 – 2018
  • ofo CEO & CFO Pitch Consultant APEC 2017
  • British Chamber of Commerce Workshop Speaker 2017 – Present
  • BACA / UAL Visual Communications Graphic Design Lecturer 2016 – 2017
  • SDC The University Partnership Denmark & China Keynote speaker 2018 – 2019
  • Tsinghua University Beijing China Pitch Training 2018
  • UIBE University of International Business & Economics Beijing China 2018
  • NYU Shanghai China Presentation Training 2016
  • CHat Shanghai Conference Main Stage Speaker Coach 2016
  • Google SH Presentation Training 2016
  • TEDxBeijing Speaker Coach 2014 – 2016
  • Volkswagen Group China Presentation Trainer 2015 – 2016
  • CBBC Master Class Trainer 2015
  • Starbucks Creative Workshop Facilitator 2014
  • AMAZON China PR Presentation Consulting 2014
  • Volkswagen Group China CMO Presentation Consulting 2014
  • AUDI AIR Interactive Annual Report Presentation Consulting 2014
  • Daimler Benz C-Suite Presentation Consultant 2014
  • NBA China Presentation Training 2014
  • PechaKucha 20×20 Speaker 2009 & 2013
  • WheelsPlusWings.com Co-founder 2011
  • TEDxBeijing Speaker 2010