Echo Swinford has been a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP (Most Valuable Professional) since 2000 and has been awarded for her contributions to the PowerPoint community. For a time, she worked for a medical education communications company, where she was responsible for the development of presentations as well as enduring materials and standalone learning modules for continuing medical education programs. With a master's degree in New Media from the Indiana University — Purdue University at Indianapolis School of Informatics, she's worked as a self-employed presentation specialist and PowerPoint trainer and consultant. Echo has been the author and technical editor on several PowerPoint books and has been a featured speaker for the PowerPoint Live user conference since its inception. When she's not helping PowerPoint users or developing presentations, you can find her updating her website,
www.echosvoice.com or engrossed in a cheap dimestore thriller on her Kindle.