Docebo Annual Conference
September 16-18, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia
Educational Multimedia Strategist, nCino
Educational Multimedia Strategist, nCinoAs a self-proclaimed serial hobbyist, Adam has always had trouble finding one passion and sticking to it. From soccer to photography, from a capella to design, his primary interest has simply been pursuing new interests. And yet, despite the additional time, energy, and cost involved in shifting hobbies time and again, the reason for doing so has remained the same – a passion for learning. This passion for learning manifest itself in his role on the Education Services team at nCino, a financial SaaS company recognized for its success by the likes of Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and Aite Group. As nCino has continued to grow, Adam has helped address the need for a scalable training model, including building a certification program for nearly 20,000 nCino users. In the most recent wave of learning advancements, Adam has served as project manager for his company’s implementation of Docebo in 2019, which replaced Litmos as the company’s LMS this fall.
Customer Success Manager, Docebo
Customer Success Manager, DoceboAdam Dark has been with Docebo as a Customer Success Manager for one year now, bringing with him a wealth of Account Management and Customer Success experience from the nonprofit sector. Adam values the relationships with his customers above all else, and thoroughly enjoys celebrating success with them. He and his wife Kristin enjoy traveling, hiking, binge watching the latest show, and playing with their dog Daisy.
Business Analyst, Latino Tax Professionals
Business Analyst, Latino Tax ProfessionalsAlberto Contreras, a California State Monterey Bay alumni with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration has worked for Latino Tax Pro (LTP) for a few years, gaining experience in digital marketing, strategic partnerships, and tax law. As a seasoned business analyst, he is passionate about helping out the struggling family in underserved communities by offering them a path to financial success. In addition to LTP, he is also involved in his local community by serving on the school board.
Educational Multimedia Strategist, nCino
Educational Multimedia Strategist, nCinoAlex Barley is an Educational Multimedia Strategist at nCino, Inc., the worldwide leader in cloud banking. With dual degrees in Marketing and Graphic Design, Alex strategizes and creates E-Learning content for customers around the world. He is currently pursuing a MicroMasters Degree in Instructional Design at the University of Maryland University College. When he’s not at the office, you can find him at the dog park, or at home planning his next vacation.
Product Manager, Makerbot
Product Manager, MakerbotAllison Mazzetti is a Product Manager at MakerBot, where she is responsible for defining and executing on the company's strategic software initiatives. She has over five years of experience leading product strategy, development, lifecycle management, and market analysis initiatives. Previously, she held several roles at CPXi, and was instrumental in the development of reporting tools for advertisers and internal teams.
Head of Design, Docebo
Head of Design, DoceboAndrea has been with Docebo since day “0”. Design thinker, passionate about travelling, great food and wines, Andrea dedicates most of his working time leading and inspiring Docebo's Design team. As a part of the Product Leadership team, his role is to connect the dots and facilitate in building innovative human-centred solutions that delight, inspire and create meaningful experiences for people.
Principal, Startup Learning
Principal, Startup LearningAni has over 20 years of experience in designing organizational learning strategies to help leaders drive exceptional business performance. Today, organizations rely on her expertise to build strategic blueprints for learning development programs tailored to their needs. Ani’s focus is to bridge the gap and connect learning to the company’s business strategy and drive learning adoption by enhancing the user experience. Prior to Startup Learning, she held several leadership positions in learning and development where she transformed the L&D experience from the “cave to revolutionary”. Ani has been at the forefront of implementing innovative and creative approaches to learning before they were mainstream and popular.
Learning Architect, Sunquest Information Systems
Learning Architect, Sunquest Information SystemsAnnarose is a Learning Architect at Sunquest Information Systems, provider of diagnostic informatics solutions to laboratories worldwide. She designs and develops engaging and simulation-based product training that is utilized by over Sunquest Information Systems’ 6000 client users and 800 employees. Since the implementation of the Docebo Extended Enterprise platform, Annarose has worked closely with her team to deliver a positive and innovative learning experience for all users which earned them the DoceboInspire Learning Innovation Champion award in 2018.
Senior Customer Success Manager, Docebo
Senior Customer Success Manager, DoceboAshley Jordan is a Senior Customer Success Manager at Docebo. In this role, she manages a portfolio of clients to ensure that they define a clear path of success for their learning program by mapping their organizational outcomes to applied data and analytics. Ashley holds a B.A in Spanish and Portuguese and an M.ED in Higher Education from the University of Georgia. Ashley is a life long learner who is passionate about bringing that same curiosity to her everyday work. When not chatting about learning outcomes, you can find Ashley rock climbing, hiking, or exploring analog synthesis.
Founder & President, Latino Tax Professionals Association
Founder & President, Latino Tax Professionals AssociationCarlos C. Lopez, EA is the founder and President of Lopez Tax Service and the Latino Tax Professionals Association located in Salinas, California. He holds a B.A. degree from Pacific Union College and a Certificate of Management Development for Entrepreneurs from UCLA Andersen School of Management and completed the Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Initiative from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has been active in tax preparation and representation before the IRS for 36+ years. His extensive experience includes developing continuing education for NASBA, IRS and CTEC. Mr. Lopez is a lecturer and presenter for the IRS National Tax Forums and holds several awards and honors.
Senior Director – Global Customer Success, Docebo
Senior Director – Global Customer Success, DoceboAs the Sr. Director of Global Customer Success Chris and his teams ensure that each of our customers have a successful experience with Docebo. Chris brings over 15 years of experience in the Software industry and has led enterprise software delivery projects for ASDA, Wal-Mart, Simon Malls, and many of the top luxury retailers in the world. Chris and his wife recently celebrated the birth of their first child and in his spare time he and his wife enjoy watching college football, attending concerts, cooking, and entertaining friends at their house.
Mobile Accessibility - Business Product Owner, Docebo
Mobile Accessibility - Business Product Owner, DoceboImmediately after graduating in computer science in 2003, Damiano started programming for every kind of screen-equipped device that fits in a pocket. Starting in 2015, he used his experience to lead coder teams to create modern, reliable, user-centric mobile apps . Since joining Docebo, he has been lovingly following the development of the Go.Learn app, mixing customer needs with the innovative DNA of the company.
Integration Business Product Owner, Docebo
Integration Business Product Owner, DoceboSince 2015, Daniele is the Product Owner for all 3rd party product integrations at Docebo. Previously, he spent 13 years working in the high-tech industry (photomask/semiconductor) on complex IT systems and Mask Data Preparation Technology. In his career’s 15 years, he has dealt with a vast range of technologies and leading major IT projects and at every level. At Docebo, it’s his mission to extend the platform with 3rd party functionalities such as the Content Marketplace, E-Commerce, SSO, Webinar Tools, Salesforce and much more in order to help customers meet their business needs.
Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall Group
Principal Analyst, Brandon Hall GroupAs the Principal Learning Analyst for Brandon Hall Group, David Wentworth conducts research focused on how people learn and the role of emerging technologies. He consults F500 organizations on benchmarking programs, learning measurement strategy, and more as well as profiles learning technology providers. David delivers keynotes, breakout sessions and participates on panels at events around the world. He has been a research analyst in the human capital field since 2005, joining Brandon Hall Group in 2012 to concentrate on learning research. He has written several reports published by ATD, covering mobile learning, social/collaborative learning, and more. His work has also appeared in Compensation & Benefits Review, T+D Magazine and CLO Magazine.
Solutions Engineer, Docebo
Solutions Engineer, DoceboEdward is a Solutions Engineer with Docebo. He has been in the software space since 2011 doing everything from Support, to Consulting, to Sales Enablement. This experience gives him a unique outlook on the entire client lifecycle, and allows him to provide guidance throughout a buying process. He strives not only to find the best solution possible, but to dig to the root of things in order to help make your business as efficient as possible. He also likes to keep your attention by sprinkling in movie references and self-deprecating humor - mainly around the fading hairline.
Training & Development Manager, Cineplex
Training & Development Manager, CineplexEvan brings over 13 years of experience in L&D and continues to champion the use of a more sophisticated data analytics in order to drive performance at Cineplex. As the Training & Development Manager, he has created a portfolio of learning material and is also the system architect of the company’s learning management system, through Docebo. His proven track record of skilled instructional design brings a creative approach and positive attitude to all of his curricula. Together with his vision and strategic solutions, the Cineplex learning team has won numerous awards including two Brandon Hall Excellence Awards for Best Strategy for a Corporate Learning University in 2017 and for Best Use of a Blended Learning Program in 2018.
Chief Technology Officer, Docebo
Head of Digital Learning, Ericsson Learning Services
Head of Digital Learning, Ericsson Learning ServicesGary Jarvis has over 47 year experience in the telecommunications industry, having been bitten by the “learning bug” in the UK, 30 years ago, he has been in the learning business since then. In his role as Head of Digital Learning, Gary is responsible for the end to end delivery of on-line learning to Ericsson’s customers around the world. He is based in Melbourne Australia. When not hard at work, spends his time with his wife, 3 children & 7 ½ grandchildren. The rest of the time watching Australian rules football.
Instructional Design & Training Specialist, Institute of Child Nutrition
Instructional Design & Training Specialist, Institute of Child NutritionGinger Gregory is the Instructional Design & Training Specialist at the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) with over 15 years of experience in developing eLearning solutions. At ICN, Ginger focuses on managing the ITD design team, eLearning course development and updates, managing the Institutes’ LMS, while always looking for ways to expand their reach. Ginger is passionate about providing meaningful eLearning to ICN’s target audiences as well as developing processes to streamline the many steps of course development with a growing team. Ginger leads the ITD team that helps provide eLearning courses to child nutrition programs across the nation.
Director of Curriculum and Communications, Take 5 Oil Change
Director of Curriculum and Communications, Take 5 Oil ChangeJazmin Brown has a hospitality background, having worked in operations and training at major public and private brands, including Landry’s, Denny’s and Bloomin’ Brands. Her experience includes new unit openings, brand acquisition strategy and communication and curriculum development. Jazmin believes a successful leader in training and development must also have a personal passion for learning. Her higher education includes an M.B.A. and Master’s of Entrepreneurship from the University of South Florida and a Master’s of Law from California Southern University. She is an active member in the Association for Talent Development for alignment with current training industry best practices and trends. Jazmin lead the Docebo rollout at Take 5 Oil Change in 2018, helped set up 1 800 Radiator’s version, and is currently assisting with launching the platform at Maaco, Meineke, and the Driven Brands Support Center. She is passionate about designing learning in the lens of the end user.
Instructional Designer, Cineplex
Instructional Designer, CineplexJennifer Crawford, is an Instructional Designer at Cineplex and is responsible for developing highly engaging learning programs and training support solutions across all business segments. In her role, Jennifer works to administer and leverage the LMS at Cineplex to increase learner engagement with a focus on blended learning and the virtual classroom. Jennifer is leading a digital conversion effort to improve Cineplex’s learning strategy and instructional design approach, and create excitement, LMS adoption, and training engagement among various audiences. Jennifer’s contributions to the Cineplex Learning and Development team have been internationally recognized with the Brandon Hall 2018 Silver award for excellence in Learning for Best Use of Blending Learning, and the 2017 DoceboInspire Charles Jenning Award for Excellence.
Director of Enteprise Market Solutions, Docebo
Director of Enteprise Market Solutions, DoceboJosh Squires is currently working with Docebo to build out and formalize the business process of working with large enterprise accounts from a solution and business standpoint. He spends much of his professional time working with large learning and organizational systems to help them understand their infrastructure requirements from both a technical perspective as well as a pedagogical perspective. Having worked with both small and massive systems, he brings a wealth of experience in business processes, technology, and organizational structure. With his 18 years of experience positioned at the nexus of learning and technology, Josh is constantly looking at ways of accelerating business efficacy and advancement in the learning field.
Senior Human Rights Education Advisor, Amnesty International
Senior Human Rights Education Advisor, Amnesty InternationalKrittika Vishwanath is in the global Human Rights Education Programme at Amnesty International. She manages the Amnesty Human Rights Academy. The Academy provides online and blended learning opportunities for people around the world to equip themselves with knowledge and skills to take action for human rights. Previously, Krittika worked at Amnesty International India as the national HRE Programme Manager. She has also worked in an Indian organisation called IT For Change on areas such as professional development for Teachers, ICTs and the use of open source technologies for teaching and learning. Krittika holds a double Master’s degree in Sociology and Elementary Education.
CEO, FormetrisLaurent is the founder and CEO of forMetris, the European leader in Learning Analytics. He has helped hundreds of companies around the world improve their learning performance, through pragmatic, ambitious, and customized evaluation strategies. A graduate of “l’Ecole Polytechnique” in France, Laurent started his career as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, in France and North America. He then joined Faurecia, as a lean manufacturing expert. It was during these first professional experiences that he developed his perspectives on corporate L&D and the need to implement smarter analytics. As a Learning Analytics leader, Laurent regularly facilitates workshops, presentations, and panel discussions across Europe and North America.
Product Communications Manager, Docebo
Product Communications Manager, DoceboGoing on her fourth year with Docebo's Product team, Lindsey is the Product Communications Manager at Docebo, managing the bilateral communication between Docebo's Product Owners and clients or other Docebo teams. She started as a technical writer, spearheading the Knowledge Base efforts, in an office of 35 people when she first joined the company, and now focuses on improving the 120-member Product Team's communication across the board to engage in deeper, more meaningful conversations with the people using Docebo every day.
Director of Jenkins University, Jenkins Restoration
Director of Jenkins University, Jenkins RestorationLogan Welsh is the Director of Jenkins University at Jenkins Restorations where they proudly “Restore properties and lives with a servant’s heart.” He is responsible for developing and delivering the necessary learning opportunities to more than 350 employees in 23 offices across 11 states. Prior to Jenkins Restorations, Logan spent 12 years contracting with the Department of Defense teaching communications and operational safety skills. Life is fullest when he is with his family enjoying the outdoors. One of Logan’s goals this year is to obtain the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) designation.
Technical Writer, MIR
Technical Writer, MIRLouise has a Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Michigan, where she completed research on ancient philosophy and translation theory. During her studies, she also focused on educational development, with a concentration on teaching foreign languages. Beyond working for more than half a decade as a translator and editor, she has contributed to a number of diverse eLearning projects, including a mobile app for learning ancient Greek and an online program providing self-paced standardized test preparation. Today, Louise is applying her various experiences as the lead eLearning developer at Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) in Odense, Denmark. She recently launched a certification program for MiR’s distributors that combines online learning and hands-on workshops with the robots. The program is expected to reduce the burden on internal technical support staff and foster closer, more productive relationships with MiR’s global distributor network.
C&S and Perform - Business Product Owner, Docebo
C&S and Perform - Business Product Owner, DoceboBorn with a passion for IT, Marco started selling his software to specialized magazines at the age of 14. Since then, he’s spent more than a decade focusing on the HR sector. In Docebo he is working to develop solutions that leverage the exponential potential of informal and collaborative learning.
Director of Solutions Engineering, Docebo
Director of Solutions Engineering, DoceboMassimo is the Director of Solutions Engineering with Docebo and has been working in the L&D space since 2010. Massimo’s experience in content development and LMS implementation and administration has given him the expertise to provide clients simple solutions to complex problems. Massimo enjoys Pina Coladas and getting caught in the rain.
Product Marketing Manager, Docebo
Product Marketing Manager, DoceboMatt is a Product Marketing Manager at Docebo, working out of the company’s Toronto office, where he is focused on translating technical details of Docebo into compelling stories for not only the platform’s users, but also internal marketing and sales enablement efforts. He was formally Docebo’s Content Marketing Manager and before joining the company, worked for almost 10 years as a journalist covering the industrial technology space.
Head of Global Customer Success, Docebo
Head of Global Customer Success, DoceboAt Docebo, Melvin is inspired by our client's success and passionate about helping organizations receive value throughout their Customer Journey. He is responsible for the retention, client advocacy, expansion and CS operations of our Global CSM and CSS teams. Melvin is also a retired tennis player and coach. He played under a full scholarship in college and followed to play professionally. His passion for numbers, people, developing others, and education prompt him to switch careers in 2013, working on companies turnaround management projects that involved software implementation. He joined Docebo in October of 2015 as one of the first customer success team members then. His hobbies are spending time with his family, cars, heading to the lake, reading and Orange Theory.
Senior Manager - Talent and Development, Match Marketing Group
Senior Manager - Talent and Development, Match Marketing GroupMichael’s secret sauce to success is his ability to engage and collaborate with others so that success is inevitable. With over 15 years experience in the Learning and Development discipline Michael's responsibilities range from content creation and sustainment to designing end to end people and culture shaping through attracting, onboarding, and training/developing strategies. He specializes in company culture, innovation, purpose, and leadership. His lighthearted approach and ability to illustrate complex subjects with simple, everyday examples allows Michael to deliver powerful messages that resonate with audiences across the board. Everything Michael does is designed to empower growth in others and elevate people and culture. A former Instructional Designer and evolutionary workplace facilitator and coach, Michael is obsessed with creating a more human-focused future of work through finding, inspiring and enabling the leaders who will work to make his corporate vision a reality.
North American Sales Manager, Docebo
North American Sales Manager, DoceboPatrick has a passion for Learning & Development, coaching sales people, and bringing a new level of energy to any and all situations. As a Sales Manager for Docebo NA, Patrick focuses on driving revenue and creating a world class sales team. Prior to working for Docebo, Patrick was the first sales hire for a SaaS startup in Atlanta called Gather and helped grow that company to over 65 employees and an acquisition. Additionally, Patrick has been a Director of Learning & Development for both Xerox and Gather respectively. When Patrick isn't working, he hosts Pub Trivia and enjoys his weekends with his golden retriever, Henry. Patrick is excited to host Inspire 2019 in Atlanta as it is his hometown!
Al Business Product Owner, Docebo
Al Business Product Owner, DoceboPeppo worked for most of his life as a researcher in industry and academia, which, admittedly, was almost criminally fun. In 2017, Docebo made him an offer he could not refuse, and he took the lead of the Docebo AI initiative. His responsibility is, simply put, "to change the way people learn through Artificial Intelligence (sounds familiar?), and, in doing that, he is now having more fun than ever before.
Social Media & PR Manager, Docebo
Social Media & PR Manager, DoceboWith a background both in-house and in an agency setting, Rob has worked with top tier brands from around the world developing their content and marketing. In his off time, Rob can be found lowering his handicap on the golf course and mountain biking throughout Ontario.
Customer Success Manager, Docebo
Customer Success Manager, DoceboShaune Peebles has been with Docebo for nearly two years working with the Customer Success team in Italy. He's spent the majority of his career in education focusing on EdTech and Instructional Design. A small-town Canadian boy, living near Milan and married to an Italian (who he met in China), Shaune speaks three languages, has a cat named Dexter, and takes a passionate learner-centric approach to the management of his clients.
Chief Revenue Officer, Docebo
Chief Revenue Officer, DoceboOriginally from Italy, Alessio Artuffo lives and works in Toronto in Docebo’s Canadian office. Alessio launched Docebo North America's operations in 2013 in Athens, Georgia. As Chief Revenue Officer he is currently responsible for the company's revenues, services and customer success teams. Prior to his current role, Alessio led the Docebo International Sales and Channel organizations, and was previously the US Country Manager at another learning technology provider. Since early 2000, Alessio has supported high-performing teams at some of the largest Fortune 500 companies worldwide in designing and implementing highly complex online learning solutions. Alessio's main areas of expertise include modern growth approaches for highly performing SaaS businesses, and helping European companies succeed in the North American market.
Head of Docebo Academy, Docebo
Head of Docebo Academy, DoceboAllison Martin is the Head of Docebo Academy and is formerly a Customer Success Manager at Docebo. Based in the company’s Athens, Georgia office, Allison helps enable Docebo clients with e-learning opportunities and best practices to get the most out of their learning platform by managing the Docebo Academy. Allison is committed to collaboration and skilled in e-learning, K-12 education, technology integration, teaching, and adult education.
Distributed Organizing & E-Learning Manager, Everytown for Gun Safety
Distributed Organizing & E-Learning Manager, Everytown for Gun SafetyAmanda Szkutak is a Distributed Organizing & E-Learning Manager for Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. In this role, she helps empower volunteers in their work to prevent gun violence by growing systems of distributed organizing and helping to build the knowledge, confidence and expertise of our leaders through online learning. Prior to her role with Moms, Amanda worked for Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, providing polling and strategic research for political campaigns and non-profits. She also brings experience from her role at Campaign to Unload, a divestment movement against the gun industry.
National Training Director, Varsity
National Training Director, VarsityLisa Barsh is the National Training Director for Varsity All Star Fashion, a division of Varsity Brands, and is celebrating her 30th year with the company. With a degree in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach, she immediately started her sales career for Varsity Spirit, the leading global source for all things spirit, including uniform innovation. She quickly established herself as a top producing sales representative selling cheerleading and dance uniforms in the competitive Southern California market and eventually was assigned the company’s largest account. Her sales and management experience paired with her natural ability to see things from each of those perspectives led her to her current training role. She and her team have created a unique training program for Varsity All Star Fashion, supporting new hires, veteran sales reps, managers and internal employees.
Customer Success Manager, Usabilla
Customer Success Manager, UsabillaMat is a former DJ who went from entertaining audiences to Usabilla where he helps enterprise companies improve their digital customer experience. His passion for learning and his entrepreneurial spirit led him to start Usabilla Academy, their eLearning program he built from the ground up. In addition to overseeing Usabilla Academy, Mat is a Customer Success Manager who is at the helm of the relationships with some of Usabilla’s most notable customers including MailChimp, Crocs, Sleep Number, and Aeroméxico. Despite being new to L&D, the Usabilla Academy team were a finalist for the Best Extended Enterprise Training Program Award at DoceboInspire 2018.
Customer Success Manager, Docebo
Customer Success Manager, DoceboMatthew Woody is a Customer Success Manager at Docebo. Matthew has worked at Docebo for more than three years. He enjoys long walks on the beach and ensuring that his clients receive the value out of their training programs.
Head of Sales Enablement, Docebo
Head of Sales Enablement, DoceboAs employee number three for Docebo in North America, Nick has had the pleasure of seeing the company, its product and its teams grow over the last five years. Equipped with a background in systems analysis and design, he spent his first three and a half years with Docebo as an Account Executive, growing into the company's top performing sales person. He has since transitioned into a sales enablement leadership role, focused on empowering the company's 100-person sales team. Passionate about bringing technology and people together, Nick focuses on developing sales staff with the technical knowledge and soft skills necessary to provide Docebo customers with the best possible learning technology experience.
Learning & Development Manager, Brighton Jones
Learning & Development Manager, Brighton JonesTina is the Learning & Development Manager at Brighton Jones, Washington’s largest wealth management firm. She designs and builds all of the firm’s employee training and development programs across 5 offices for 200 employees, from pre-hire through professional certifications. She is a lifelong learner and educator at heart whose first career was with the National Park Service as a backcountry and interpretive ranger leading fireside chats, then spending 12 years in higher education in program design/development and student support services. Every day presents a new and unique problem to solve as she works to create a culture of learning, foster curiosity, and support her colleagues in extending their expertise to external clients.