Mariana Lucia Marquez

Metaspeech
Co-founder

Mariana Lucia Marquez is the co-founder of Metaspeech, an alternative public speaking training company. Drawing from choreography, movement direction, neuroscience and somatic research, Metaspeech’s tried-and-tested approach hones in on non-verbal communication as the foundation to achieve a grounded presence.

In the last 3 years, Metaspeech’s tech startup clients have raised over £40M from investors, pitch competitions BBC’s Dragon’s Den, and gave talks at various Tedx, Digital Shoreditch, SXSW, 4YFN, Wired Japan, FT Innovation, and more. Mariana has been twice a mentor at Cannes Lions’s R/GA Startup academy, a regular trainer for cohorts at Pitch@Palace, the Cabinet Office’s Policy School, Cambridge Wireless, University of Cambridge Judge Business School, UCL Msc Entrepreneurship, and pitch coach in residence at Wayra UK/ Telefonica Open Future.