Kimberly VanLandingham, CEO / Trainer / Strategist / Consultant / Speaker

Trainer & Coach for Presentation Training Switzerland

International Communication for Leaders, Virtual Teams & Techies

After 20 years as a corporate leader, plus degrees in engineering and communication, Kimberly brings theory and experience together.  She is passionate about helping leaders develop strong messages, virtual teams to collaborate, and techies to speak in public.  Kimberly relates communication theories to well-know technologies, so they’re easily absorbed by techies and B2B business leaders.  Then, these theories are directly applied to an existing project.

Corporate Technical, Marketing and Business Management Experience

Kimberly started at DuPont de Nemours, with roles in the US, EMEA and Globally.  For over 20 years, she advanced through 11 positions and 9 promotions, with a P/L up to $150 million.  Although she started in R&D and technical service, and even managed these functions; she excelled in marketing and business strategy.  She created several new businesses, led turn-arounds, and designed regional expansions.  Her titles included Global Business Leader Teflon(r) Consumer Products, EMEA Regional Manager, Global Business Manager, and Corporate Growth Manager CE.  She worked across several industries including electronics, chemicals, plastics, speciality materials, biotech, pharma and speciality consumer products.  (Linkedin Profile)

Experience in International Communications & Presentations

Kimberly developed her presentation and communication experience early in her career, as a product spokesman and internal trainer.  Her experience included regular television appearances, radio interviews, and speeches at large corporate events.  She led training exercises in DuPont then developed courses further as a full-time trainer/consultant beginning in 2011.  Today, as CEO for European Market Link, she is a key note speaker at company events, associations meetings, and universities.  She also facilitates workshops and private training for executives, professionals, and TEDx speakers.

Kimberly was elected to the board of SIETAR Switzerland (SIETAR is the Society of Intercultural Education, Training and Research)

Education

Kimberly has a Masters of Arts in Cross Cultural Communications with honors, Summa Cum Laude and a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering.  She attended numerous corporate training courses in presentation skills, communication, leadership, international business and sales/marketing.  Even today, Kimberly attends association and training events to stay on the leading edge of international communication and education theory.