Harvey Schwartz

Harvey Schwartz_2013_for WebHarvey is a specialist in presentation skills and content. He combines expertise in marketing, sales, business development, negotiation and the psychology of communication, to offer unique capabilities in the successful delivery of speeches, presentations and commercial messages to health care and opinion leaders. His training and coaching clients include executives, professionals, brand name and generic pharmaceutical companies, medical device and diagnostic firms.

Before founding Engage Presentations, Harvey was a manager in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. He served as Product Manager, Chronic Care and Product Manager, Wound & Skin Care, for ConvaTec, a division of Bristol-Myers Squibb. His prior career was characterized by a series of progressively more senior sales & marketing roles with Pharmascience, a Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company, culminating in the key position of Marketing Manager, Innovative Business Unit. He gained his initial health care sector experience serving patients and consumers in a pioneering Montréal “big box” drug store emphasizing enhanced customer service, eventually rising to the Manager for six locations in greater Montréal.

Harvey brings a wealth of insight and experience to the development of powerful presentations and presentation skills for his clients across Canada. With an educational background in marketing, web & database design, entrepreneurship and communication psychology, he aligns factual and emotional appeals, to deliver messages in a manner that engages attention, motivates and mobilizes for action.
His clients have leveraged Harvey’s services to more effectively communicate with audiences ranging from internal executive bodies, to key opinion leaders, sales personnel, finance decision-makers, media and the general public.

Harvey speaks regularly on behalf of clients, before select groups of industry leaders, is a member of the Healthcare Businesswoman’s Association of Canada and on the Board of Directors with the Pharmaceutical Marketing Club of Quebec.