Meet the Speakers

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Talent Development Partner, Adobe

Katrina Marie Baker is Adobe's Talent Development Partner in charge of learning platforms. Katrina...
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Faculty Scholar, Director, North Carolina State University

Michelle Bartlett, Ph.D., Directs the Training & Development M.Ed. at NC State...
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Founder, Learning Dojo

Jeff has 10+ years experience in the digital learning and media industry. Currently he is Founder and Trainer at...
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Director, Learning Experience, GP Strategies

Bianca Baumann, a Director, Learning Experience at GP Strategies, focuses on digital education...
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Managing Partner, Foundry 45

Dave Beck is a founder and Managing Partner at Foundry 45, an immersive technology company that develops...
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Director, Performance and Learning Analytics, GP Strategies

Bonnie Beresford, an industry-recognized human capital strategist, performance...
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Director of Learning Design, Arise Virtual Solutions

Elaina Biffle is the Director of Learning Design at Arise who partners with customer...
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Founder & CEO, Workplaceless

Tammy Bjelland is the founder and CEO of Workplaceless, an e-learning company that trains remote workers,...
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Evil Genius and All-Around Great Guy, SimonBlairTraining.com

Simon is an evil genius & all-around great guy. He's designed and built...
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Director, Ernst & Young

David serves as Director, Talent Management for the Americas for EY, a leader in the professional services field....
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Director of Data and Analytics, Essense of Australia

Jill is an experienced data professional who helps companies utilize data to drive real...
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Senior Learning Designer, Keurig Dr Pepper

As an engineer turned corporate learning strategist, Britney Cole brings an analytical and...
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Founder, CEO, the actual Betty, ifyouaskbetty LLC

Betty Dannewitz is an Immersive Experience Designer with over 17 years in corporate learning...
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Instruction Designer, Independent Consultant

Stephanie Daul consults on a variety of learning technologies and techniques to designs...
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Manager, Curriculum Design, Charter Communications

Marc Donelson is the Manager of Curriculum Design at Charter Communications. He started his...
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Senior Vice President, Chief Learning and Innovation Officer, GP Strategies

Matt is a recognized name in learning, bringing more than 25 years...
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Learning Innovation Leader, aNewSpring

Think of someone connecting people, ideas and inspiration in the global L&D community and you'...
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Chief Instructional Strategist & Allen Academy Dean, Allen Interactions

Ethan Edwards draws from more than 30 years of industry experience...
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Assistant Professor, University of North Florida

Suzanne Ehrlich, EdD, Assistant Professor in the Educational Technology, Training &...
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CEO, Rallyware

George is a Co-Founder and CEO of Rallyware. He has been instrumental in helping companies like Samsung, Vivint, Shop.com, and...
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Senior Learning Consultant, DigitAll360

Angela Feigl has dedicated her career to help transform people and organizations. She has over 20+...
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Owner and Business Anthropologist, IntuitoGroup

Currently, as owner of MyPerformanceCoach, his Win or Learn mentality has helped numerous...
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Talent Acquisition and Employee Development Manager, ENERCON Services

Kyle Freedman is the talent acquisition and employee development...
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Director, BrightCarbon

Richard is a Director at BrightCarbon, the specialist presentation and eLearning agency. He enjoys helping people...
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Director/Master Trainer, Langevin Learning Services

A recognized trailblazer in the corporate training industry, Melissa Grey Satterfield has...
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President, Gronstedt Group

Anders Gronstedt, Ph.D. President of The Gronstedt Group, is an author, public speaker and entrepreneur. He is an...
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Director of Learning, Engagement, & Culture, Virgin Orbit

Jesse leads the Learning, Culture, and Engagement programs for Sir Richard...
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Director of Product Content and Innovation, DDI

Ryan Heinl is Director of Product Content and Innovation at DDI, where he leads product...
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Sr. Instructional Designer, GP Strategies

Destery Hildenbrand is a Sr. Instructional Designer for GP Strategies and moonlights as an Adjunct...
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Innovation Coach, Allen Interactions

Michael Hruska is a technologist and design thinking (DT) practitioner with experiences spanning across...
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Instructional Designer, Charter Communications

Kay is an Instructional Designer at Charter Communications. Throughout her career she has...
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President, Power Presentations, Inc.

Sheri founded Power Presentations in 1993 and has evolved the company to meet its clients' changing...
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Senior UI / UX Designer, Reflection Software

Debra Jensen designs learning experiences and development solutions as the Senior User Interface/...
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Senior Learning Designer, Keurig Dr Pepper

Brittany Jordan is a Talent Development professional with 10 years of experience in various roles,...
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Talent Development Program Manager and Senior Trainer – Talent Manager and Leadership Development, Fujitsu Americas

Deanna is an experienced...
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Virtual Classroom Master Trainer, Kassy LaBorie Consulting, LLC

Kassy LaBorie is a Master Virtual Classroom Trainer on a mission to rid the...
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Founder & CEO, Wawiwa-tech.com

Eran is a Tech Education entrepreneur, with more than 20 years of experience. Eran was the founder and...
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Founder, Framework Television

Over 1,000,000 people have learned coding from Mark Lassoff.
Mark and his company, Framework Television,...
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Senior Manager, Global Business Services Learning & Development, UPS

Over the last 20 years, Michelle Lentz has become a recognized leader...
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Sales Onboarding and Enablement Lead, Snap Inc

Jeff has spent his career in L&D, technology, and sales. He has a passion to help...
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Head of Business Design, SkillGym | Lifelike SA

Matteo is head of business design at SkillGym. He supports the product design teams, bringing...
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Director of Communications, Podbean

Shannon Martin is Podbean's Director of Communications, serving as a liaison to the podcasting...
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Learning Technology Specialist, University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Throughout the past 20 years, Juan has honed his expertise...
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Senior Solutions Architect, Allen Interactions

Daniel McCoy is an experienced Chief Learning Officer and strategic learning leader for...
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Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo

Author and Learning Consultant Margie Meacham first became interested in helping people learn when she was...
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Director, DDI’s Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research, DDI

Stephanie Neal leads DDI's Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research...
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Learning Strategist, Degreed

Darren Nerland is a learning strategist at Degreed. He works on disruptive, innovative, and emergent learning...
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Senior Instructional Designer, Fresenius Medical Care NA

Paula O'Brien, M.Ed. works as a Senior Instructional Designer creating eLearning...
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Senior Facilitator, ATD

Nikki O'Keeffe is an internal ATD Senior Facilitator. She is a dedicated training specialist who delivers a...
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Sr. Curriculumn Developer, Aristocrat Technologies

Mike Peacock is a professional musician, audio engineer, and educator with 20 years...
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Chief Executive Officer, ROI Institute, Inc.

Patti P. Phillips, Ph.D., CPTD, is the CEO of ROI Institute, Inc. She is author or editor of...
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Chairman, ROI Institute, Inc.

Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D., a world-renowned expert on measurement and evaluation, consults with Fortune 500...
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Learning Experience Designer, Lyft

Laura is a Learning Experience Designer at Lyft and an Ideo U teaching team lead. In past lives, she&...
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Learning & Video Ambassador, TechSmith Corporation

Matthew Pierce, Learning & Video Ambassador from TechSmith Corporation, has created...
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CEO, CommLab India

Dr. RK Prasad is the CEO of CommLab India, an organization that has been in the business of technology-enabled learning...
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President, Creative Interactive Ideas

Debbie Richards, the president of Creative Interactive Ideas, works with organizations to design,...
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Chief Learning Officer, Infinitude Creative Group

Jeremy is the Chief Learning Officer at Infinitude Creative Group, a learning agency that...
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Solutions Architect, The Ken Blanchard Companies

Ann is a modern learning champion. Unintimidated by global scale, she always has her eyes on...
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President, Unboxed Training & Technology

Dave Romero is the President of Unboxed Training & Technology. He has spent over 25 years...
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Lead Instructional Designer, Charter Communications

Heidi has worked in the learning field for nearly 20 years, splitting her experience...
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SVP Business Development, dominKnow

Paul Schneider, the SVP of business development for dominKnow, has worked in the area of distance...
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Account Manager, Reflection Software

Alicia is an Account Manager (aka Chaos Coordinator) at Reflection Software. She support clients in...
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Founder and President, 5.12 Solutions Consulting Group

Sal Silvester is an industry thought-leader, innovator, and internationally...
Tim Slade
Creator, The eLearning Designer's Academy

Tim Slade is a speaker, author, and award-winning freelance eLearning designer. Having spent the...
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Professional Consultant - Learning and Development/Organizational Development, SCH Services LLC

I am a Learning and Development professional...
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Learning and Development Manager, Security First Insurance

Belkys is an influential leader who builds strong relationships and...
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Voice Talent, DeepWarmVoice.com

Greg Thomas has over 25 years of voiceover experience, and has been recording VO from his home studio for the...
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Owner, Learning Rebels, LLC

As owner of Learning Rebels, Shannon Tipton has worked throughout North...
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Founder and CEO, DigitAll360

Luis Vale is specialized in assessing talent, organizational development and transformation needs, and designing...
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Chief Learning Strategist, Beyond the Sky: Custom Learning

Danielle Wallace is the chief learning strategist at Beyond the Sky: Custom...
Brian-Washburn
Co-founder, Endurance Learning

Brian Washburn is the co-founder and CEO of Endurance Learning, an instructional design firm that's worked...
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Chief Learning Experience Officer, Zenith Performance Solutions

Dani is the Chief Learning Experience Officer and founder of Zenith...
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Director of Client Services, RISC Inc

Duncan Welder is a Director of Client Services for RISC. An educational technology geek, Duncan spent...
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President, RISC Inc.

Art Werkenthin, president of RISC, built his first learning management system (LMS) in 1988 and now has over 25 years...
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Interactive Designer, Intertek Catalyst - Alchemy Systems

Stephanie West is a interactive designer and eLearning developer. She has been...
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Principal, WillLearn

Becky Willis's mix of learning and business leadership brings a unique perspective to modern learning strategy...
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Founder, Serenity Learning LLC

With over 15 years of experience in training and instructional design, Emily has executed in-person and online...
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Manager, Learning Technology, Charter Communications

Kevin has been in instructional design and software development for over 15 years. In his...
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Senior Trainer, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Kelly Zamboni and Jill Camper (Zamboni) are a married couple living in Kansas City, MO....
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