Jamy Ian Swiss

Speaker Bio

Jamy Ian Swiss

According to the skeptical comedy-magic duo Penn & Teller, Jamy Ian Swiss  is “James Bond with a deck of cards for a pistol!” Swiss is a magician, author, and public speaker. He has appeared internationally for presenters ranging from Fortune 500 companies to the Smithsonian Institution. His U.S. television appearances include PBS “Nova,” CBS “48 Hours,” “The Today Show,” and repeat appearances on “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson.”

With more than 25 years’ experience as a skeptic activist, Swiss is a founder of the National Capital Area Skeptics; a founder of New York City Skeptics; has spoken and performed across the U.S. on behalf of the Center For Inquiry; has been a contributor to Skeptic magazine; and for the James Randi Educational Foundation (JREF) helps to administer the Million Dollar Challenge, produced the Honest Liar video commentaries, and is a regular presenter at The Amazing Meeting (TAM) conference.

NECSS Appearances:
NECSS 2009
NECSS 2010
NECSS 2012
NECSS 2013
NECSS 2014
NECSS 2015