401 Q&A: Putting Data Analytics in Context

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Wednesday, September 21

In this closing session for day one of the Data & Analytics Summit, all of the speakers will further examine the topics explored in the opening sessions. Organizers will also open the floor to attendees, allowing you to share your own experiences and to ask your own questions of the panel. It’s a great opportunity to put data analytics into the context of your own organization.

Please note the recording is an MP4 and does not have the fully functionality of an Adobe Connect recording.

David Kelly (Host)

Executive Vice President and Executive Director

The eLearning Guild

David Kelly is the executive vice president and executive director of The eLearning Guild. David has been a learning and performance consultant and training director for more than 15 years. He is a leading voice exploring how technology can be used to enhance training, education, learning, and organizational performance. David is an active member of the learning community and can frequently be found speaking at industry events. He has contributed to organizations including ATD, eLearn Magazine, LINGOs, and more. David is also known for his curation efforts, especially related to conferences and events for learning and performance professionals.

Ellen Wagner

Visiting Professor

George Mason University

Ellen Wagner is an award-winning learning technology professional who has worked as a tenured professor and administrator, a senior executive in commercial software companies, a founding entrepreneur of start-ups companies, and a board member. She currently consults with higher educational and corporate clients to make better strategic use of data analytics. Ellen is a member of the Affiliate Faculties of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and the College of Education, Learning Technology Division, at George Mason University, and chairs the IEEE IC Industry Consortium on Learning Engineering Special Interest Group on Learning Engineering Among the Professions.

Sean Putman

Partner

Learning Ninjas

Sean Putman, a partner in Learning Ninjas, has been an instructor, instructional designer, and developer for over 15 years. He has spent his career designing and developing training programs, both instructor-led and online, for many different industries, but he has had a strong focus on creating material for software companies. Sean has spent the last few years focusing on the use and deployment of the Experience API (xAPI) and its effect on learning interventions. He has spoken at industry conferences on the subject and is co-author of Investigating Performance, a book on using the Experience API and analytics to improve performance.

JD Dillon

Chief Learning Architect

Axonify

JD Dillon is the chief learning architect at Axonify. With his practical approach, JD integrates science, technology, storytelling, and common sense to enable employees, improve performance, and drive business results. For 20 years, he has executed learning and performance strategies for global organizations, including the Walt Disney Company, Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. At Axonify he partners with an award-winning team to solve business problems for leading organizations through modern learning practices and cutting-edge technology.

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