We are delighted to bring you two expert speakers and thought leaders in remote onboarding as well as a panel discussion with industry experts, chaired by our host Linda Waters, where you can comment as well as ask questions.
Janet Benson | Learnovate
Janet works to help organisations apply best practices in relation to learning theory and learning design. Janet is also a member of Learnovate’s Innovation Services Team helping clients identify the learning problems they need to solve as well as recommending best practices in this regard. Janet holds an MSc in Digital Education from the University of Edinburgh and a BSc in Science from UCD. Janet has 15+ years of industry experience in a variety of roles within Learning & Development in Abbott, The Coca-Cola Company and Lionbridge Technologies.
Richard Harte | Learnovate
Richard is a UX/UI Specialist. He holds a Master’s degree in Electronic Engineering from Maynooth University and a PhD from NUI Galway, where he studied older adults’ user experience with wearable medical devices. Richard has worked on several large EU healthcare projects in areas such as gait analysis, fall detection, patient monitoring, data visualisation and medical UI design. His skill set includes user-centered design, user testing, ethnography, UI design, risk management and his interests are all things user experience.
Linda Waters | Learnovate
Our host Linda brings over 20 years’ experience in sales strategy, business development and strategic partnerships to her role as Senior Business Development Manager. Linda’s primary drivers revolve around the ability to support customers, recognise efficient process orientation and effectively resolve issues and obstacles for clients. She is responsible for contributing to the Centre’s growth strategy, overseeing business partnerships and increasing offerings to existing and new clients.
Neha Baj | Aurion Learning
Neha Baj is a highly skilled educationalist who brings over 15 years’ experience in learning design. As Learning Design Manager at Aurion Learning, Neha leverages her insights into learning theory and curriculum design to develop engaging, effective learning experiences. Formerly the Content Development Lead for Health Education England’s e-Learning for Healthcare programme, Neha holds a B.Eng. in Computer Engineering and an M. Ed in Information and Communication Technology.
Maire Hunt | Technology Ireland Digital Skillnet
Maire Hunt is Network Director of the Technology Ireland Digital Skillnet, a national
enterprise initiative to support digital leadership and skills. Maire was founding CEO of Skillnet Ireland and previously led an international management development
network for SME’s. Maire has been a consultant to sector organisations and companies on talent development and sectoral development policy working in the UK, US and Ireland. She holds an MBA from Trinity College Dublin and a B.Arch. from University College Dublin. Currently her main areas of work are SME digital acceleration, the digital workplace, innovation and digital transformation leadership.