About

Because Every rock star Company, Event + person needs a punk!

Are you ready for Coaching, Consulting and Speaking that will infuse you, your event, your company with more joy, urgency, connection, purpose and humor than you ever thought possible? Are sick and tired of fitting in and long to stand out? Do you want to turn your brand on its head and spin it like a b-boy? Do you want to create a campaign, launch, culture, life with massive reach and even bigger social impact that makes YOU a revolutionary in your market? If you're ready to take your company, event, life from good to FREAKING AMAZING...Let's get to work!

What qualifies me to be near people + companies Let alone work with them?

For over a decade, I’ve been successfully sneaking creativity and creative practices into Fortune 500 companies, tech conferences, STEAM initiatives, TED Talks, health industry, arts organizations, marketing conventions and innovation summits to spark small-to-gigantic cultural revolutions! I even helped create one of the most successful, internationally viral, empowerment campaigns of our time: #ItWasNeverADress for software company Axosoft. Through public speaking, leading workshops, consulting, writing, and motivating, I teach leaders creative principles, tools and strategies for connecting brands to people, people to purpose and purpose to action!

Short Bio: Tania Katan is an award-winning author, keynote speaker and creative trespasser who believes in storytelling at all costs! Katan has performed her stories at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, NPR, Comedy Central Stage +. Her work has been written about in the New York Times, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed +. She has been a featured speaker at Business of Software, S.H.E. Summit, TEDx +. As Brand Evangelist for B2B SaaS company, Axosoft, she cut her teeth on Agile + Scrum methods. She holds a degree in Theatre, is a graduate of Creative Capital's Professional Development Program and is certified as an Anti-Bias & Diversity Trainer. As a Speaking Coach, she works with best-selling authors, TED speakers and CEOs empowering them with the tools and techniques to engage and inspire audiences. Katan is a whiz in disruptive marketing strategies, audience engagement and radically activating spaces online and off.

So what do the companies + people have to say about you?

"Tania is intelligent, personable, engaging speaker/writer/human being and a super conducting force for change. She and I have shared the stage twice – each time she has captivated my audience – nailed the key points – and received thunderous applause. She is very direct, has a great sense of humor, does her homework and is a unique talent."

— Dan Tyre, Sales Director, HubSpot


"The energy Tania brings to stage is infectious. She's as real as it gets and has zero ability to fake anything which makes her inspiring and born to mobilize crowds from the stage. Pure edutainment. (Education + Entertainment)"

— Amy Jo Martin, Founder/CEO


"I hired Tania to help refine one of my talks and it was some of the best money I've ever spent. Not only is Tania a genius writer who helped make my script waaaay more concise, organized and, of course, hilarious, but her wise input on how to command the stage, move my body, what the hell I should do with my hands, etc. was priceless. She is a natural born storyteller, gifted performer and an excellent coach. I give her an A+"

— Jen Sincero, #1 NY Times Bestselling Author


"When you work with Tania you will find creative resolve to whatever challenge you have before you. You will grow, you will learn, you will play and you will totally triumph!"

— Jaimee Newberry, CEO, Picture This Clothing

"As Axosoft's Brand Evangelist, Tania helped create one of the most successful international campaigns of our time: #ItWasNeverADress."

— Lawdan Shojaee, CEO of Axosoft


"Tania is smart, fierce and fun. If harnessed, her creative energy could power the future. With her mind and heart, let’s hope she does."

— Kelly Carlin, Writer, Producer, Host


“Tania's workshop at Moz was one of our highest rated learning events in 2016. She energized us, found creative and caring ways to include even the shyest people in the room. She unlocked unexpected skills in all of us through fun practice in a safe space.”

— Kelley Eskridge, Learning & Development, Moz


“Tania is a brilliant speaker who enlivens any room with her wisdom and humor. She has an incredible ability to connect deeply with her audience and can get any group of people thinking and seeing things differently. Tania has been inspiring our conference attendees for two years now and is consistently one of the highest-rated speakers at our events for women software engineers. We love working with her!"

— Alison Wade, President, Conferences, TechWell