Clark Quinn, Ph.D., helps organizations ‘work smarter’ by aligning technology innovations with what research shows about how we think, work, and learn. Clark helps organizations meet learning, knowledge, and performance needs through guidance on learning experience design and performance technology strategy. He combines a deep background in cognitive science, broad experience in computer and network systems, and considerable organizational experience, resulting in a track record of innovative and successful solutions.
Clark has been involved in the design, development, and/or evaluation of a wide variety of educational technology for over 30 years. Projects in which he has led design include educational games, mobile learning applications, performance support tools, online conferences, web-based learning, effectiveness evaluation methodologies, and adaptive systems. He keynotes both nationally and internationally, and is the author of numerous articles, chapters and five books.
You can follow Clark on Twitter: @Quinnovator and thru his blog at learnlets.com.
Chad Udell is the Managing Partner, strategy and new product development, at Float. There he leads his design and development teams to successful outcomes and...
Chad Udell is the Managing Partner, strategy and new product development, at Float. There he leads his design and development teams to successful outcomes and award-winning work via a strong background in both disciplines and a singular focus on quality. He has worked with industry-leading Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to design and develop experiences for 20 years. Chad is recognized as an expert in mobile design and development, and he speaks regularly at national and international events and conferences on related topics. Chad is author of Learning Everywhere: How Mobile Content Strategies Are Transforming Training and co-editor and chapter author, with Gary Woodill, of Mastering Mobile Learning: Tips and Techniques for Success. His newest book, Shock of the New, co-authored with Gary Woodil was released in April of 2019.
Jennifer Hofmann, virtual classroom and blended learning pioneer, is founder and president of InSync Training. Her entirely virtual consulting firm...
Jennifer Hofmann, virtual classroom and blended learning pioneer, is founder and president of InSync Training. Her entirely virtual consulting firm specializes in the design and delivery of engaging, innovative, and effective modern blended learning. Under Hofmann’s expert leadership, Inc. 500|5,000 named InSync Training the 10th fastest growing education company in the United States in 2013 and the 20th fastest growing education company in 2014; it also added InSync Training to its Inc. 5,000 list for four consecutive years. Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network, Forbes Most Powerful Women Issue, the NativeAdVantage, and Goldman Sachs 10000 Small Businesses have recognized Hofmann’s entrepreneurial drive.
Hofmann has written and contributed to a number of well-received and highly regarded books including The Synchronous Trainer’s Survival Guide: Facilitating Successful Live Online Courses, Meetings, and Events, Live and Online!: Tips, Techniques, and Ready to Use Activities for the Virtual Classroom, and Tailored Learning: Designing the Blend That Fits with Nanette Miner. Her latest book, Blended Learning, introduces a new instructional design model that addresses the needs of the modern workplace and modern learners.
She frequently presents in-person and online for leading learning organizations including Training Magazine, The Association for Talent Development, the eLearning Guild, Training Industry, and Training Mag Network. Subscribe to her blog Getting InSync and connect with her on LinkedIn for new content and timely insight.
Concurrent Session Speakers
Koko Nakahara, CPLP
Koko Nakahara is president of Instructional Design, located in Japan. Previously, she developed training and performance management solutions for leading...
Koko Nakahara is president of Instructional Design, located in Japan. Previously, she developed training and performance management solutions for leading Japanese and foreign companies, including Citibank and Microsoft. She is committed to advancing the instructional design field to meet the needs of Japanese companies to develop and manage their human resources and human capital.
Nakahara has a bachelor’s degree in education art history from IWATE University in Japan, and also studied educational planning systems and intercultural communication at Cornell University. She is a certified member of the Designing Instruction for Web-Based Training Certification Program from Darryl L. Sink & Associates. She also completed ATD’s ROI and HPI certification courses.