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About Gilda Bonanno

GILDA BONANNO helps you transform your communication and leadership skills so you can have more confidence, influence and success. She has worked with leading organizations, including GE, Travelers, Praxair, Assa Abloy, Wells Fargo and Yale University, on four continents from Chicago to Shanghai and Rio to Rome.

Gilda Bonanno
Gilda Bonanno
Gilda Bonanno
Gilda Bonanno

Since 2006, Gilda has run a successful business that reaches countless people globally. She has delivered thousands of in-person programs, her YouTube channel has received over 1 million views and her digital newsletter has reached subscribers in over 45 countries since 2008.

Gilda has a proven track record of partnering for results with people in a variety of industries and at all organizational levels, from C-level executives to sales teams to frontline managers.  She collaborates with them to deliver:

  • Engaging and interactive keynote speeches, breakout sessions and presentations about communication, leadership, motivation and networking

  • Customized one-on-one coaching and mentoring in executive communication and presentation skills

  • High-energy, results-focused training programs


Her real-world work experience in corporate, academic, government, nonprofit and entrepreneurial environments gives her a keen understanding of the challenges facing organizations.  Gilda achieves results for her clients by combining this experience with her business background, her onstage performance experience and a conviction that with the right training and practice, anyone can become a more effective communicator and leader. 


Gilda holds a master’s degree from Fordham University and an Advanced Business Certificate in Management from the University of Connecticut School of Business.

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