Jim Smith, Jr.
Executive MBA Lecturer
Jim Smith, Jr., a highly sought-after presentations skills specialist, comes on board to ensure that Rutgers EMBAs learn the art of making exceptional presentations. Professor Farrokh Langdana had been searching for a veritable superstar to train the EMBAs to make absolutely memorable presentations, and he finally found him, thanks to Brian Warrick (Metlife Executive, EMBA 2008).
Jim is the author of the best selling books, "Crash and Learn: 600+ Road-Tested Tips to Keep Audiences Fired Up and Engaged!" and "From Average to Awesome." He is co-author (along with Ken Blanchard, Jack Canfield, Mike Van Hoozer, John Christensen and others) of the leadership book "The Masters of Success." Jim is currently the President and CEO of JIMPACT Enterprises and works with his clients in the areas of leadership, motivation, and presentation skills.
Over the last 10 years Jim Smith has worked with a number of large and small organizations including: MetLife, Merck, Commerce Bank, HBO, ADP (Dealer and Retirement Services), Johnson and Johnson, INROADS Philadelphia, Astrazeneca, Famous Dave's Restaurants, Cousins Subs, Thompson's Children's Home, Subaru, PEMCO, Schering Plough, The National Security Agency and Sheraton Hotels.