The Geek That Can Really Speak


Sidd Chopra is an entrepreneur, veteran IT professional, author, award-winning speaker and the CIO of a medical practice.
In his career, he developed critical systems for the Neurotoxicology Department of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, SAS Institute, the U.S. Army, and several Fortune 100 companies.
He was a finalist in a national public speaking contest and, in 1999, Toastmasters International awarded him the Distinguished Toastmaster Award, its highest award. In 2010, the Project Management Institute (PMI) Global declared him a Subject Matter Expert.  He is a founding member of the Indus Entrepreneur (TiE) Carolinas. He served 6 years on a Strategic Advisory Board at N.C. State University and on an advisory board at Wake Technical Community College.
Sidd leverages his knowledge of technology and communication to help safeguard the US workforce from cybercriminals as a volunteer Project Lead with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE).  In response to a Presidential Executive Order, NICE was created under the US Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards & Technology in cooperation with the US Department of Homeland Security.
In his quest to understand and reinvent the science of presentations, he has worked with over 170 leading scientists, inventors, investors, professional public speakers, top military generals, thought leaders and government officials to develop cutting edge systems to make presentations more efficient, effective and reliable.  He has traveled to over 35 countries on six continents.
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