John Zimmer

zimmer-full-bioJohn Zimmer, ACB, ALB, is an international speaker, trainer and lawyer. He has worked at a major Canadian law firm, the United Nations, the World Health Organization and is a full-time professional speaker. John was born in Canada and is fluent in English and French, and conversant in Italian, Arabic and German.

A seven-time District Champion of Toastmasters speech contests, he has 25 years of public speaking experience. John writes a popular blog about public speaking, “Manner of Speaking,” which was chosen by Prezi (known for its cloud-presentation software) as one of the “Top 100 Online Resources Every Presenter Should See.” He is also the co-creator of Rhetoric – The Public Speaking Game.

John is married with two daughters, and he lives near Geneva, Switzerland where he enjoys cycling, skiing and performing improv comedy with his troupe, “The Renegade Saints.”

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