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About Jantzer Consulting

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Jay Jantzer

Jay Jantzer is the President and Founder of Jantzer Consulting, a New York City-based firm that specializes in providing customized public speaking and presentation skills instruction for corporate and non-profit client organizations

Jay has over 30 years of experience in the private sector as a freelance project manager, producer, writer, Powerpoint and Keynote guru, presentation specialist, and graphic artist. He has worked on dozens of projects in a variety of industries, including advertising and marketing, medical research, corporate and global finance, music and live event production and promotion, and commercial real estate

Jay has participated in public speaking competitions in the New York area as a member of the Mad Toasters Toastmasters Club. He has also spent time in the equally demanding role of stand-up comedian

In the public sector, as Program Director for SuitAblity, a not-for-profit welfare to work program for underprivileged women, Jay created much of their CORE Program curriculum. He authored, facilitated, and presented customized seminars on Workplace Courtesy, Job Interview Skills, Embracing Happiness, Public Speaking Skills, and Networking

Beginning in 2005, Jay began customizing seminars on public speaking and presentation skills for educational clients such as the Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women in New York City, the Urban Assembly New York Harbor School, the Heckscher Foundation for Children, and City of New York’s GirlsREACH & BoysREACH Programs.


Oil and Gas Climate Initiative
OGCI Venture Days

"We enlisted Jay’s services as a presentation coach for our 2018 Venture Day. Jay’s knowledge and advice was a tangible benefit to our presenters and he was critical to the smooth running of the day"

Hannah-Mei Andrew
OGCI Climate Investments

Jantzer Consulting worked with the OGCI team facilitating one-on-one presentation coaching sessions for the participants in their OGCI Venture in Washington, DC., Houston, TX, Chicago, IL and New York City. Presenters had fifteen minutes to outline their innovative ideas in order to win funding and support.


"Thank you very much for leading such an informative and inspiring workshop for the genARISE Fellows. Your workshop's emphasis on getting up and practicing a new skill really helped to set the tone for an engaging program launch! We were absolutely thrilled with how this inaugural cohort responded to the workshops, and you were a big part of that."

Heather E. Sutton, M.B.A. 
CEO & Co-Founder, genARISE, LLC

Jantzer Consulting facilitated an extended workshop entitled “Presentation Skills & Personal Branding for Career Success” at the 2018 genARISE Fellowship Workshop Program. 

FiRe at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Future of Energy Summit

"Jay’s seminar on effective presentation giving strategies paired with short, 30-min one-on-one coaching sessions has been invaluable in helping prepare the Fire Awards’ entrepreneurs deliver engaging and powerful 4-min pitches in front a crowd of hundreds of investors, business leaders, and policy makers at the BNEF Future of Energy Summits in New York since 2015. Jay’s method of putting focus on the presenters and their key messages, paired with practice and supportive feedback, prepares his clients to communicate and inspire a variety of audiences from different platforms."

Gloria Coleman
Manager Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative

Jantzer Consulting worked with the Climate Policy Initiative FiRe Awards team to facilitate one-on-one and group presentation coaching sessions for the participants in the BNEF Future of Energy Global Summit. Presenters had three minutes to outline their innovative ideas in order to win funding and support. 

Robert's American Gourmet - Pirate's Booty

"We have had the pleasure of working with Jay since 2008, and consider him not as a consultant but as a team member when developing our presentations. His insight, depth of knowledge, & creative solutions are invaluable to our organization. Nobody else in the industry compares!"

Josh Francis Corporate Development Manager Pirate Brands

Working with Pirate’s Booty, Jantzer Consulting created Powerpoint templates and content for dozens of presentations, new business pitches and five national brand meetings.

Glacéau VitaminWater & SmartWater

“Jay has an amazing presentation style that allows him to effectively engage and motivate his audience. His breadth of knowledge, coupled with humor, encouragement and patience, made our lunch-hour seminar sessions a pleasure to attend.”

Jessica Wolfe
Marketing Communications Manager
Glacéau VitaminWater

Jantzer Consulting was the exclusive presentation consultant for Glacéau from 2001 through 2009. During that time, we worked on several hundred individual and group presentations, oversaw presentations for six national brand meetings, and presented many lunchtime seminars on Using Powerpoint Effectively, Presentation Skills and Public Speaking.

The Coca-Cola Company

Presented over 175 hours of worldwide teleconference instruction, working with international teams of presenters participating in "Best Practices" meetings in Rome, Italy and Santiago, Chile.

City Year New York
New York Life Insurance

"I really cannot tell you how impressed I am with how you have captivated our Corps Members. They absolutely rave about your sessions—they all feel that they are walking away better prepared for their next steps. We owe you a thousand thank you’s."

Allie Clarke
Corporate Partnerships Manager City Year New York  

The Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women

"Working with Jay is always a pleasure. He leads workshops in a thorough yet unintimidating manner, and you always learn a lot. He's great with both youth and adults. He organized an entire public speaking program for my students. As a result of this program, they were able to conduct research, write speeches, and perform in front of a large audience - all things they would have never thought possible. Jay helped them every step of the way. Treating them like adults, but always remembering that they were kids."

Gwyn Welles
Partnership Coordinator
Urban Assembly School of Business for Young Women  

Dexter Systems, Inc.

“Jay delivers something unique in corporate America: a lunch time speech that is relaxed but thought provoking, informative and yet entertaining. Our staff talked about his ideas for weeks, and want to know when he's coming back.”

Wiliam Doyle CEO, Dexter Systems  

New York City Commission on Women's Issues
GirlsREACH & BoysREACH Programs

Jantzer Consulting presented seminars on Business Courtesy and Business Wardrobing to 50 NYC high school girls entering into summer internships as part of the GirlsREACH Program. We also coordinated a Business Wardrobe shopping day at Macy's Herald Square wherein $10,000 worth of appropriate business clothing was provided to the students. We provided professional shoppers who worked with each student individually.


tel: 917.843.4172