As the Cheater of Death by PowerPoint, Laura Foley provides presentation coaching and design services that help people communicate their ideas and be better presenters. She specializes in helping STEM professionals to create and deliver presentations that can be understood by a wide audience.

She has worked with people at MIT, The Optical Society, EMC, TE Connectivity, VMware, General Dynamics, Juniper Networks, Procter & Gamble, Nestlé and Harvard Business School, and has taught at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Simmons College, Harvard Medical School, and the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst. Her speaking engagements include HOW Design Live, the largest conference for creative professionals in the world.

A graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design with a BFA in printmaking and graphic design, Laura has over two decades’ experience in presentation design, marketing, and copywriting. She lives in Central Massachusetts with her husband and two sons. Laura is a Boy Scout leader and serves as an Assistant Scoutmaster for Hubbardston Troop 22 and a merit badge counselor.