Mark Bayer

President at Bayer Strategic Consulting and 3 other companies
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I'm a former chief of staff in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives with two decades of Capitol Hill experience now empowering scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs to effectively communicate the value of their discoveries to their most important stakeholders - colleagues, policymakers, executives, potential investors, and the public - as president of Bayer Strategic Consulting, a specialty training and advocacy firm in Arlington, VA.

I'm an international keynote speaker, workshop presenter, online course developer, and host of the weekly podcast “When Science Speaks” ( My true-to-life training draws upon my deep experience rapidly distilling complex policy issues and explaining them in crisp, jargon-free terms to Members of Congress and journalists from leading media outlets.

My work has appeared in Science, The New Yorker, teenVOGUE, and Arianna Huffington's ThriveGlobal, among other media.

I earned my B.A. from Cornell University and Master in Public Policy from Harvard
University's Kennedy School of Government.

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