Dr. Andi O’Conor is an award-winning speechwriter, blogger, speaker, public speaking coach and trainer. She has coached attorneys, Nobel laureates, A-list celebrities, TED and TEDx speakers, Fortune 500 executives and just regular folks for over 25 years.
Her blog, Burning Down the House, has been featured in the New York Times, on National Public Radio, MSN, Marketplace Money, Fox News and The Faster Times.
Andi helps companies improve their core messaging and in-house communication, and does content development, production and direction for in-house events and user group meetings. She teaches executives and staff how to be more effective at moderating panel discussions, handling Q & A sessions and interviews with press, radio and television.
Andi holds a PhD in Educational Policy and Practice from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and has been on the faculty of The University of Colorado at Boulder and Ohio University.
She lives in a net-zero house in the mountains above Boulder, and her dog, the infamous Princess Nellie, has also been in the New York Times and on Fox News, and was featured on DogShaming.com.
Andi tries to stay at least one step ahead of Princess Nellie.