Meet the Authors

Learn more about Patricia Fripp, Darren LaCroix, and Mark Brown

Get to know the experts behind Deliver Unforgettable Presentations

Refined by decades of real-world experience, three award-winning presenters – Patricia Fripp, Darren LaCroix, and Mark Brown – share the strategies they use to create and deliver presentations that get talked about long after they leave the stage.

Learn more about the authors and what makes them uniquely qualified to guide both new speakers and seasoned pros.

Patricia Fripp professional presenter and author

Patricia Fripp

A Hall of Fame keynote speaker, executive speech coach, and online learning expert, Patricia Fripp, CSP, CPAE, has carved out a distinguished place for herself in the world of public speaking. She was elected the first woman president of the National Speakers Association and has delivered over 3,500 live presentations along with hundreds of virtual ones.

Patricia’s specialty is inspiring corporate leaders and sales teams to drive their companies toward greater growth.

Darren LaCroix

Darren LaCroix is the only person on the globe who’s a Certified Speaking Professional, an Accredited Speaker, and a World Champion of Public Speaking. He has delivered keynotes in every US state and in 44 cities abroad.

He’s the co-host of the Unforgettable Presentations podcast, and he offers workshops and courses to students around the world through his company, Stage Time University.

His mission is simple: To help good presenters become unforgettable.

Darren LaCroix giving presentation on stage
professional speaker and author Mark Brown

Mark Brown

A Certified Speaking Professional and a World Champion of Public Speaking, Mark Brown has given more than 3,500 presentations to over 1.7 million people on five continents. He’s been featured in the New York Times and on CNN and was the presenter of the Emmy-Nominated PBS Special ‘WORDS COUNT – with MARK BROWN

Mark co-wrote the book The Speaker’s Edge and currently co-hosts the weekly Unforgettable Presentations podcast.

Their experience is your advantage

If you’re ready to stand up and stand out with your next presentation, discover a master class of public speaking in the pages of Deliver Unforgettable Presentations. The expert advice offered by Patricia, Darren, and Mark will help you give the speech of a lifetime.