David Gallo’s Jaw Dropping TEDTalk: What Presentation Profile™ Does He Use?

By September 10, 2015March 30th, 2020SpeakerNotes, TEDTalks

David Gallo shows jaw-dropping footage of amazing sea creatures, including a color-shifting cuttlefish, a perfectly camouflaged octopus, and a Times Square’s worth of neon light displays from fish who live in the blackest depths of the ocean. This short talk celebrates the pioneering work of ocean explorers like Edith Widder and Roger Hanlon.

Presentation ProfileTM: Expert, Interpreter or Catalyst?

As you watch, can you determine which approach Gallo uses? Need a hint? Click here before watching for a synopsis of the three approaches to presenting.

What presentation style did David Gallo use?


You are correct! Why?

Gallo's presentation is informational. He is not trying to influence his listeners. He is not challenging us to new ways of thinking. However, he is captivating his listeners as he takes them on a journey to the blackest depths of the ocean.


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Did you see last weeks’ presentation style post? The Power of Why by Simon Sinek: What Style Does He Use?