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About Brian Prows
Brian Prows: Educator, Trainer, Writer, and Podcaster
Brian Prows is a teacher, communication trainer, mentor, and motivator for college students, sales, and marketing professionals. He teaches verbal and nonverbal skills, combining interactive demonstrations, discussions, storytelling, and group exercises that boost learning, retention, and performance.
Learners discover how to become better speakers and listeners, boosting communication effectiveness, clarity of thought, persuasiveness, interpersonal relationships, empathy, and quality one-on-one, team, and public presentations. Brian’s content development, delivery strategies, and enthusiasm heighten communicator confidence, effectiveness, and performance.
Higher Education Teacher
When the pandemic forced schools to close their doors, Brian quickly adapted to online distance learning, delivering engaging interactive classes and workshops to boost learning in the physical classroom and online.
Today, Brian is proud to be part of the faculty at Ohlone College in Fremont, CA, where he continues to inspire students to discover the power of effective communication. But his journey as a thought leader in communication and technology started long before he joined academia.
MobileBeyond: Mobile, Marketing, and Media
Before teaching at area colleges, Brian founded MobileBeyond, a pioneering mobile, media, and marketing site that quickly became known for its innovative podcast interviews and articles. As a marketing and technology expert, Michael Boland remarked, “Brian was ahead of his time as a leading thinker and content producer in mobile analysis. Even today, he continues to cover marketing innovation with a blend of thought leadership, communication, and professionalism that is hard to match.”
Brian has an M.A. in speech communication from Humboldt State University and a B.A. in Speech Communication from San Jose State University. During college, he managed campus radio stations and became an announcer and broadcast journalist on Bay Area commercial radio stations. While earning his degree, he launched and coordinated the production and distribution of educational radio spots by San Jose State University professors and thought leaders on thirteen Bay Area radio stations.
With his vast experience and knowledge, Brian is a master at communication teaching, training, and podcasting. His well-researched podcast interviews with mobile, internet, technology, media, and marketing experts set the stage for the current explosion in podcasting, a powerful marketing channel for brands, marketers, and advertisers.