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Learning Leader Panel

  • 21 May 2021
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  • Virtual - link in registration email
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ATD Greater Boston Presents:
Learning Leader Panel

Friday, May 21, 2021

Virtual event - link in registration email

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Join us for this year's Learning Leader Panel and engage with leaders from five local technology companies as they discuss the technological advantages to adapt to the changing landscape of Learning & Development.

About the Panelists

Frank Conway, Training Strategy Consultant at Forrester Research. In Frank’s current work in the area of Employee Engagement as part of the Employee Experience practice at Forrester, he helps teams optimize their performance, develop leadership skills and shape the culture of the organization. This includes supporting Forrester’s own D&I Council. Prior to joining Forrester in the US, Frank lived and worked in Europe for many years as Solution Architect devising targeted learning programs and long term learning services solutions for multinational organizations.

Adam Vassar, Director of Professional Services at The Predictive Index, is a talent optimization leader with a background in leadership development, team performance, and employee engagement. His focus is to improve people’s lives at work and their ability to learn and grow through the use of technology and consulting products. Adam has a Master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is based in Indianapolis, IN.

Tara Craig, Director of Learning & Development at ZoomInfo is a talent and learning leader who is passionate about driving change using her background in Adult Learning, Coaching, Mentoring and Project Management to ensure a greater Return on Expectation (ROE) on the training programs she delivers. Tara is committed to building programs that can make an immediate impact on the business and build engagement and morale within the organization.

Jason Fox, is the Senior Vice President of Education at Mimecast. Before coming to Mimecast, Jason worked for Infor and SAP in various consulting and leadership roles. Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College and received an MBA from the University of Virginia. Jason lives in the Boston area with his three kids, Amelia 20, Emma 18, and Finn 15.

Dianne Baxter, Head of HR Learning & Development at MathWorks, has been in global learning for the past 20+ years. Her focus has been on leadership development and integrating learning and development within talent management architectures. She has worked in a variety of industries including finance, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals. She is an instructional designer at heart and the pursuit of good design continues to be her passion.

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Refund Policy

A full refund will be issued if the cancellation request is made on or before fourteen calendar days before the scheduled event.

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