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Asher, Joey

Joey Asher

Adjunct Lecturer
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Public Speaking
Business Communication

Joey Asher is a Part-Time Lecturer at Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business. He has worked as an attorney, a newspaper reporter, and a professional communication skills coach. Before coming to Georgia Tech, he worked as an adjunct professor of law at Emory University School of law and was an attorney at Troutman Sanders L.L.P in Atlanta. Prior to law school, he worked as a newspaper reporter for the Gannett newspaper chain in Georgia and New York. Joey graduated from Cornell University and Emory University Law School.

Joey has written four books on presentation skills and selling. Joey’s latest book, “15 Minutes Including Q & A: A Plan to Save the World from Lousy Presentations” is now available on  He has also written, “How To Win a Pitch: The Five Fundamentals That Will Distinguish You from the Competition”, published in 2009 by Persuasive Speaker Press. His first book, “Even a Geek Can Speak: Low-Tech Presentation Skills For High-Tech People”, was published by Longstreet Press in 2001 and is in its third printing (2008) by Persuasive Speaker Press. His book “Selling and Communication Skills for Lawyers” was released in 2005 by American Lawyer Media.

Joey is currently the president of Speechworks, a public speaking skills training firm based in Atlanta. Speechworks has been training business professionals and sellers connect with listeners and sell ideas since 1986.