Jordyn Benattar

Jordyn Benattar

Location: Toronto, Canada


Public speaking pro, attorney, actress, and businesswoman Jordyn Benattar is a wizard at transforming leaders into masterful communicators. Jordyn has worked in and across diverse industries, expertly equipping executives and teams to lead authentically, overcome public speaking anxiety, and excel as concise, compelling, and magnetic speakers who confidently command the room (and the screen).

Jordyn’s unparalleled ability to supercharge leaders’ public speaking skill development stems from her extensive speaking experience. Jordyn has claimed the national title as a top speaker, representing Canada at world public speaking tournaments. She creatively draws on her empathy-driven performance background as an award-winning actress in film and television. Jordyn’s approach to coaching and consulting is further influenced by her legal experience, giving her a multidimensional lens that anchors and supports intelligent, persuasive, and memorable communication.

Since 2012, Jordyn has served as a premier public speaking mastery accelerator for leaders. From coaching renowned TEDx speakers for their TED talks to lecturing on Persuasive Storytelling at NYU’s Stern School of Business to helping CEOs thrive in their increasingly public-facing roles, Jordyn is a communication coaching guru who dedicates her whole self to empowering others to succeed by learning to speak well.

Jordyn previously worked at the law firms Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and Goodmans LLP in Toronto. Jordyn negotiated complex contracts, authored articles for high-stakes policy reports and law journals, crafted winning arguments for litigation in court, and prepared corporate documents for mergers, acquisitions, and IPOs.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • C-Suite
  • Executive Presence
  • Leaders in Transition
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Women & Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Nonprofit
  • Startups
  • Social Sector
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products
  • Private Equity & Principal Investors


  • English


  • University of Toronto - JD, Law
  • University of Toronto - Rotman School of Management - MBA, Business Administration
  • Queen's University - BA, Sociology
  • New York University - BA, Independent Study Abroad


  • AIIR Coaching Mindset Index
  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Survey
  • AIIR LD Facilitator
  • Recipient of The Peak's 2023 Emerging Leader Award

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