Matthew Kohut is the managing partner of KNP Communications. He has coached thousands of speakers for events ranging from live television appearances to TED talks. In addition to conducting communications trainings for clients in the government, private, and nonprofit sectors, he has served as a communications consultant to organizations including NASA, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and Harvard University. He previously worked as a speechwriter and researcher for the dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Matt holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a B.A. from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.