Chet Harding is a CEO, entrepreneur and branding/leadership consultant. He has successfully launched five different small companies, including Improv Asylum, an internationally acclaimed comedy theater celebrating its 20th anniversary. Improv Asylum is an entertainment company that also provides media production and corporate training around the world. Utilizing the skill set of improvisation, Chet teaches teams and individuals how to communicate and lead more effectively. Clients include Google, Fidelity, State Street Bank, Liberty Mutual, HubSpot, Harvard Business School and many more.
Chet is also an active actor, writer, producer and director. He has created and produced hundreds of live shows for Improv Asylum, and he was also a head writer for the Emmy-nominated Improv Asylum's Vanity Project TV show. He also created, wrote and starred in a pilot for Comedy Central and can currently be seen in the movie SuperTroopers 2.
Chet is also a brand consultant with experience launching new brands, as well as providing feedback for investor pitches and presentations. Prior to founding Improv Asylum, he was Polaroid's Director of North American Advertising and PR and he also worked at Leo Burnett Advertising on the Kellogg's account and the New Business department. Recent branding/PR clients include Abiomed, Hasbro, Red Bull, TD Bank Garden, Guinness, Boston College's Global Leadership Institute, and various health organizations.
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