Peter Gillis | Learnovate
Peter is innovation team lead at Learnovate. Responsible for the development and delivery of a learning-focused suite of innovation programs, Peter is skilled in the practices of innovation (JTBD, Lean Startup, Design Thinking), digital strategy and corporate strategy. Peter is also a researcher with a demonstrated history of success in the EdTech research industry. He lectures on the psychology of learning and innovation on several masters programs.
Tom Pollock | Learnovate
Our MC for this event Tom, is the Commercialisation Manager in Learnovate and brings broad business and product development experience across multiple industries, from web and software applications, to his most recent role in the corporate learning sector. His entrepreneurial mindset is geared toward realising the commercial potential of the Centre’s innovations to provide a platform of value for our industry partners.
Barry Harper | Nvolve Group
Barry Harper is the Founder and CEO of the Nvolve Group, an Irish headquartered learning technology company. Nvolve helps organisations with deskless and distributed workforces drive positive business outcomes through the digital transformation of learning & development and other HR areas such as communication, engagement, performance and recognition. The Nvolve learning and development platform is available in 25+ languages and is being used by Coca Cola, Mondelez, Kerry Foods, Nelipak, Dawn Farms and many others around the world.
Sharon Claffey Kaliouby | Learning Pool
Sharon Claffey Kaliouby is VP, North America, for Learning Pool. She was most recently a learning fellow and adviser for Elliott Masie Productions and previously was head of global learning and development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston. As well as working with Learning Pool, Sharon is co-founder of the #WomenInLearning initiative, one of the 2019 Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development – Americas, the 2018 Learning & Performance Institute Professional of the Year and a two-time member of the USFA National gold medal women’s sabre fencing team.
Davy McAlinden | Axiom Law
Axioms' Global L&D team are based in Belfast, London and New York and are responsible for the Learning and Development for the USA, Europe and Asia. Prior to Axiom, Davy was an accountant with the Northern Ireland Assembly and since leaving in 2006 has worked in PwC Client Training Group managing training programmes in Europe, the Caribbean and the Middle East. In 2013 he was one of the first Programme Directors appointed to the newly formed William J Clinton Leadership Institute at Queen’s University Belfast providing executive training and business skills training to leadership teams throughout the UK and Ireland.