Sima Dahl

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Sima Dahl


Sima Dahl delivers corporate training and custom workshops for Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in the areas of Personal Branding, Social Networking, Social Selling and Executive Presence. She is known for delivering engaging, energetic and interactive presentations. In 2015, she earned the LFGSM Contribution to Learning Excellence award.

Before becoming an international speaker, trainer, and coach, Sima was a senior corporate marketer focused on integrated marketing communications, messaging and branding. In her 20 years of corporate experience, she worked for both global enterprise giants and venture-backed start-ups, predominantly in the high-tech space. At her firm Sway Factory, Inc., she combines her knowledge of messaging and branding with digital marketing and social media to help professionals achieve greater visibility, more career opportunity, and overall success. Her clients include sales teams, executive leadership, high potentials, and employee resource groups. She has worked with Microsoft, Motorola, Rust-Oleum, AbbVie, and Walgreens, among many other organizations.

Sima has taught hundreds of sales professionals, business owners, and executives how to forge a strong personal brand and generate referrals on popular sites such as LinkedIn.

Sima holds an MBA from DePaul University and a BA from the University of Illinois. 

Business Leader Faculty® Since 2011

Professional Experience


Sway Factory, Inc


DePaul University

Masters of Business Administration

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Bachelor of Arts

Courses Taught