Adrienn Olson

Professional experience:

Adrienn Olson helps professionals better express themselves with confidence and
clarity. As a Communications Consultant she offers a wide range of Public Speaking and Business Presentations tools and coaching – working with universities, through on-line education offerings, with businesses, with private clients, and in civic involvement.
Voted the Best Rated Workshop Presenter at the Central European University (CEU) Alumni Leadership Forum in 2018, Adrienn has a number of engagements at CEU. She has lead communication skill building for the Executive MBA program in the Maximizing Your Future class. She also has served as speaking coach to TEDx CEU in the past three consecutive years. Adrienn had the honor of stepping on the TEDx stage herself first at Debrecen University. Now she also coaches the TEDx Debrecen University conference. To share her passion for speaking authentically on an even larger scale, in December 2019 she launched an on-line course titled “Speak with confidence” through the global educational platform, Udemy. She serves as a communications Mentor at CEU’s Innovations Lab, advising startup teams on public speaking in the context of pitching their business concepts to investors.

In addition, she offers workshops to businesses and one-on-one consultations for executives. Adrienn enjoys bringing the best out of individual clients, many of whom are non-native speakers of English. Civic engagement is another area where Adrienn finds it worthwhile to contribute. After winning the Toastmasters International Area D2 Speech championship in 2016, she also served as President of Budapest Toastmasters and as Chief Judge for the Toastmasters Division D International Speech Contest. In 2019 she was invited to give
a communications workshop to the Hungarian chapter of Female Founders.

Adrienn Olson completed her formal education with an MBA degree. She studied at the School for International Training in the United States, at CEU, and at New York University’s Stern School of Business.