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Geetesh Bajaj

Geetesh Bajaj has been a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since 2001. He heads a presentation design studio based in India, where he lives with his wife and two children.

Geetesh has authored two books published by Wiley: Cutting Edge PowerPoint For Dummies and Cutting Edge PowerPoint 2007 For Dummies.He also co-authored a book published by Que: Special Edition Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.

Although Geetesh loves to write articles, design PowerPoint templates, and update his dozen-odd websites, his most enjoyable task is to take ugly presentations and make them look wow.That’s how the idea of this book originated.

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From 1997 through August 2005, Echo Swinford worked for a medical education communications company, where she was responsible for the development of enduring materials and standalone modules for continuing medical education programs. She recently completed her master’s degree in New Media at the Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis School of Informatics and works as a self-employed presentation specialist.

Echo’s first book, Fixing PowerPoint Annoyances,was published by O’Reilly Media in February 2006, and she has a string of technical editing credits with other publishers. Echo has been a Microsoft PowerPoint MVP since early 2000.You can find PowerPoint tips and tricks on her website, www.echosvoice.com.