801 Step into the Future for a Q&A with Our Panel Experts

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, February 16

Step into the Future for a Q&A with Our Panel Experts

Interested in knowing how learning and technology are changing today, and what that change means for the future?

 In this closing panel session for the Future of Learning Summit, moderator Mark Britz will be joined by several of our Summit speakers, who will provide a deeper look at where organizational learning is going. You will learn how their unique areas of understanding intertwine with the others, forming an exciting, holistic look at how learning and performance will change in the years to come. The microphones will also be opened to attendees, allowing you to ask questions of the panel and share your own thoughts.

Marc Rosenberg


Marc Rosenberg and Associates

Marc Rosenberg is a leading authority and author in training, organizational learning, eLearning, knowledge management, and performance improvement. He has written two best-selling books, E-Learning: Strategies for Delivering Knowledge in the Digital Age and Beyond E-Learning: Approaches and Technologies to Enhance Organizational Knowledge, Learning and Performance. “Marc My Words,” his collection of over 100 columns from 2010 through 2018, is archived online in The eLearning Guild’s magazine Learning Solutions. Marc is past president and honorary life member of the International Society for Performance Improvement, has spoken at the White House, debated eLearning’s future at Oxford University, authored over 50 articles, and is frequently quoted in major trade publications. Marc was awarded the Guild Master Award in 2013 for his accomplishments and contributions to the eLearning community.

Nick Floro

Learning Architect & CEO

Sealworks Interactive Studios

Nick Floro, a co-founder and learning architect at Sealworks Interactive Studios, has over 25 years of experience developing learning solutions, applications, and web platforms. Nick is passionate about how design and technology can enhance learning and loves to share his knowledge and experience to teach, inspire and motivate. As a learning architect, Nick gets to sketch, imagine, and prototype for each challenge. He has worked with start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to help them understand the technology and develop innovative solutions to support their audiences. Nick has won numerous awards from Apple and organizations for productions and services, and has been able to reach over a million users with his latest project, which helps students in grades 2-12 learn how to think and write an essay critically.

Robert Gadd


OnPoint Digital

Robert Gadd is president of OnPoint Digital and responsible for the company’s vision and strategy. OnPoint’s online and mobile-enabled offerings support more than one million workers and include innovative methods for content authoring, conversion, and delivery extended with social interactions, gamification, and enterprise-grade security for workers on their device or platform of choice. Prior to OnPoint, Robert spent 10 years as CTO of Datatec Systems and president/CTO of spin-off eDeploy.com. He is a frequent speaker on learning solutions—including mobile, informal learning, xAPI, and gamification—at national and international T&D conferences.

Koreen Pagano

Product Management Director


Koreen Pagano, a product management director at D2L, is passionate about technology for organizational learning, with an emphasis on performance improvement and behavior change. She holds an MS in curriculum and instruction from Penn State University. In 2008, Koreen founded Tandem Learning, where she pioneered immersive learning in organizations by leveraging virtual worlds, games, and simulations. As director, enterprise product at Lynda.com and LinkedIn, she led the product vision for self-directed learning. Koreen is on the advisory board for emerging tech companies SilVR Thread and HelloYello. She is author of the blog Learning in Tandem and the book Immersive Learning.

Charles Jennings


Duntroon Associates & Co-founder, 70:20:10 Institute

Charles Jennings is considered a thought-leader in the world of corporate learning and performance. His career spans more than 30 years in learning and technology. He was Professor and Head of the U.K. National Centre for Network-based Learning at Southampton Business School, and for the past 18 years has held senior corporate roles, most recently as Chief Learning Officer at Reuters and Thomson Reuters, the world’s largest multimedia information company. In 2008, the U.K. World of Learning honored Charles with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Learning Industry” award. He is also a Principal with The Internet Time Alliance.

Mark Britz

Sr. Manager, Programming

The eLearning Guild

Mark is Sr. Manager, Programming for the eLearning Guild. Prior to joining he had worked over 15 years designing and managing learning solutions with organizations such as Smartforce, Pearson Digital Learning, the SUNY Research Foundation, Aspen Dental Management, and Systems Made Simple. His regional consultancy, ThruWork, helps businesses achieve the benefits of becoming more connected & collaborative. Mark regularly presents and writes on his The Simple Shift blog about the use of social media for learning, collaborative networks, and organizational design.

Rachel Happe

Co-Founder and Principal

The Community Roundtable

Rachel Happe is a co-founder and principal at The Community Roundtable, which she co-founded to support business leaders developing their community, collaboration, and social business strategies. Rachel has more than 20 years of experience working with emerging technologies, including enterprise social networking, eCommerce, and enterprise software applications, and specializes in making sense of abstract trends and seeing the implications that technical and operational decisions can have on people and processes. Rachel has served as a product executive at Mzinga, Bitpass, and IDe, and as IDC’s first analyst covering social technologies. She started her business career as an analyst at PRTM.

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