Kelly Hadous, President of Win The Room, Opening for TEDx Conference

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Co-organizer of TEDx Silicon Alley to speak on the intersection of technology and communications

Kelly Hadous, President and Founder of Win The Room LLC

" I believe that technology and communications don't necessarily have to be antagonistic and can synergize to provide the best of both worlds."

Kelly Hadous, President of Win The Room, an executive communications company, is opening for the TEDx Silicon Alley Conference in New York this Thursday October 27th, 2011 at the Grey Group building on 200 Fifth Ave. Along with Chris Grayson, Director of Digital at humble.tv, she is organizing the event and giving an opening speech on the intersection of technology and communications.
Kelly Hadous, President of Win The Room, said, “I’m thrilled to be organizing this TEDx Silicon Alley event because I have met so many great people who are passionate about technology and fusing it with so many other aspects that it creates exciting brand new possibilities. I wish to bring awareness to the importance of communications in our lives because traditionally it has been overshadowed by the emphasis on technical skills. However, communications is just as important because it is the art of connecting with other human beings. As Lee Iacocca once said, ‘You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.’ The prevalence of technology has forever changed the way we have interacted with the world and especially with each other. I believe that technology and communications don’t necessarily have to be antagonistic and can synergize to provide the best of both worlds.”
About Win The Room LLC    
Win The Room LLC was founded by Kelly Hadous in order to provide executive coaching to business professionals interested in learning how to effectively enhance their communications, such as investor pitching, presentations, speeches and more. Kelly provides one on one counseling to clients and groups, giving feedback, working closely to draw out hidden strengths and eliminating weaknesses that were previously unknown. Kelly has traded in risk arbitrage securities (series 7 and 63) at UBS Warburg Dillon Read and Co. as well as performed as an actress around major cities around the world. She understands firsthand the experience and needs of business professionals while her acting experience provides the training necessary for teaching public speaking. She also guest lectures at NYU on investor pitching and presentation. At General Assembly she holds workshops to teach tech professionals.
Past clients include Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, CEO of Gilt Groupe, Cheryl Yeoh, CEO of CityPockets and many more.
Ms. Wilson, Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Gilt Groupe, said, “I have worked with Kelly a number of times as my speaking coach for my TEDx talk. She has been invaluable in helping shape my speaking content and my delivery. She has given me confidence and has helped me to think through how I can relate to any given audience when in a public speaking setting. I would strongly recommend Kelly as a speaking coach whether to someone seeking media training, preparing for a speech or needing confidence and practice with public speaking. She has a contagious energy. It is an absolute pleasure working with Kelly.”
Lynae Fearing, Co-owner of Shinsei Restaurant and Duo Culinary, said, “I’ve had the pleasure of working with Kelly many times. Most recently, she coached me for an on camera appearance for Good Morning America. She helped me to define my brand, objective and my message for the show. We rehearsed in person and by Skype. As a result, both my focus and energy were shifted to the audience. For the first time I wasn’t nervous about being on camera. Her techniques and constant support gave me the freedom to be in the moment. I would highly recommend Kelly; she is a knowledgeable and brilliant coach.”

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