Dr. Talaya Waller is a personal branding expert, published researcher, and international speaker who works with executives, entrepreneurs, and public figures from a variety of industries in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Waller merges past career experiences in communications, entrepreneurship, and government relations with years of extensive business research to build credible online narratives that advance clients' careers and increase awareness for their personal brand.
In 2015, LinkedIn listed Dr. Waller as one of its top 25 Personal Branding Consultants. She is seen in publications such as Fast Company, The Huffington Post, USA Today Travel, and Slate.
As a Doctor of Business Administration, she is presently conducting independent research on business marketing and personal branding. In 2011, she completed an Executive Education at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She has also earned a Master's in Business Administration and a Bachelor's degree in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Waller volunteers as a Business Plan and Pitch Coach for high school students that participate in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship program in Washington, D.C. From 2012 to 2015 she volunteered for Higher Achievement as a math tutor and mentor for 5th through 8th grade students. Her philanthropic efforts also include hosting and coordinating charity events and fundraisers for local and national organizations.
Strategic Partners and Associates
Joshua Bush - Executive Coach
Paddy McGrath - Logo Designer
Lyasia Schoolfield - Creative Director
Kymberlin Brown - Academic Researcher
Brian Loebig - Search Engine Optimization Specialist