Cara Hale Alter – Founder and President, SpeechSkills


Relying on 20 years of research, Cara has a deep understanding of how nonverbal communication shapes the perception of leadership presence. As founder and president of SpeechSkills, Cara has provided training to some of the world’s bestknown companies, including Allstate, Caterpillar, Google, Intel, Pixar, Pinterest, Salesforce and Williams-Sonoma. A guest lecturer at UC Berkeley, Harvard University, Stanford University, and UC Hastings College of Law, Cara has also worked with numerous top-100 law firms, including DLA Piper, Morgan Lewis, O’Melveny & Myers, and White & Case. She is a frequent media resource, appearing in, The Globe and Mail, USA Today, and countless other media outlets.