Owner, Founder, Learning Rebels, LLC, United States of America
A workplace learning expert for 30+ years, Shannon Tipton fights for learning that sticks. As the founder of Learning Rebels®, she fixes training that’s broken and develops learning that delivers business results. Known for her Rebellious Rebuilding™ Framework, Shannon’s approach to learning reinforcement invites curiosity and strategy into workplace learning.
She is the author of Disruptive Learning and a global speaker. Join her in the fight for learning that sticks and results that matter at learningrebels.com.
Learning consultant at Accenture Poland in strategy and consulting, works in the field of learning process design, instructional design, and training development for Fortune 500 clients. He is passionate about effective, evidence-based training strategies and looks forward to finding the most efficient ways of applying them to new and existing business processes.
CTO, Wildfire, United Kingdom
When he’s not training for his next Taekwon-Do match, Callum spends his time working on WildFire, an AI driven learning content creation system. He has a background in Natural Language Processing and has a degree in Data Science and Knowledge Engineering for Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Callum is also a member of the ITF England Taekwon-Do Team, where he currently preparing to compete in the upcoming European Championships.
eLearning Expert and Strategist, Plan B Learning, United Kingdom
Donald Clark is a Learning Tech Entrepreneur, CEO, Investor, Author, Podcaster, Blogger and Speaker. He was CEO and one of the original founders of Epic Group plc, which established itself as the leading company in the UK online learning market, floated on the Stock Market in 1996 and sold in 2005. He has been involved at all levels of investment – angel, VC, growth, PE and IPO. As well as being the CEO of Wildfire, an AI learning company, he also invests in, and advises, EdTech companies.
An investor and board member of learning companies Cogbooks (sold in 2021 to Cambridge University) and Learning Pool (sold 2021 for $200 million), he was also on the Boards of City & Guilds, Learn Direct, University for Industry and the Brighton Dome and Festival. Wildfire delivers AI products and consultancy. He has published 3 books, on ‘AI for Learning’, ‘Learning Experience Design’ and ‘Learning Technology’. His fourth book on Learning in the Metaverse has just been commissioned.
Donald has over 37 years experience in online learning, video, games, simulations, semantic, adaptive, chatbot, social media, mobile learning, virtual reality, AI and Metaverse projects. He has designed, delivered and advised on online learning for many global, public and private organisations. An evangelist for the use of technology in learning, he has won many awards, including the first ‘Outstanding Achievement in E-learning Award’ and ‘Best AIM Stock Market Company’, ‘Most Innovative Online Product’, ‘Best Online Learning Project and ‘JISC EdTech Award’.
An award winning speaker at national and international conferences, he has delivered keynotes in the UK, Europe, US, Africa, Australia, Middle and Far East.
His podcast series ‘Great Minds on Learning’ and 200+ articles on learning theorists are all online…… also a regular blogger (15 years+) on learning technology.
AI for learning (2020) https://amzn.to/3HmAcIN
Learning Experience Design (2021) https://amzn.to/3zDMdYk
Learning Technologies (to be published Jan 2023)
Metaverse and learning (to be published late 2023)
Series on 200 learning theorists, from the Greeks to the Geeks https://bit.ly/3OdrPBs
Great Minds in Learning
ONLINE LEARNING https://bit.ly/3Qn1Vgw
The Learning & Development Podcast with David James https://bit.ly/3zzCGSd
Reimagining Education with James Manion bit.ly/32D2LSf
AI, Data, and Optimism with Leading Learning https://bit.ly/3tEyQUa
AI is the New UI with John Helmer apple.co/3qF8oas
Enhancing learning experiences using AI with Learning Science bit.ly/3FJGdNR
The History of Learning and the Learning of History apple.co/3sMjXQ2
Don't lecture me! bit.ly/3HmLOtT
TEDx Talk More pedagogic change in 10 years than last 1000 years bit.ly/3quRxqU
Senior Researcher, BIBB, the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Germany
Daniel Devatman Hromada
Juniorprofessor, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany
Daniel Devatman Hromada is since August 2018 UdK’s Juniorprofessor for Digital Education affiliated to both Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF) as well as Berlin University of the Arts.
Born in 1982 in Bratislava, he holds bachelor degrees in humanities from Charles University (Prague) and in linguistics from University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis;a master degree in artificial and natural cognition from Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes (Paris). He holds a double doctorate from both Slovak Technical University (cybernetics) as well as University Paris 8 – Lumieres (psychology).
He is a founder and first senator of the oldest Slovak digital community kyberia.sk. Main project of his current interest is design, coding and deployment of a book-like, speech-based "Personal Primer".
Analyst - Explorer - Writer - Facilitator, Learning Changemakers, United Kingdom
I am an experienced international speaker, author and facilitator with a passion for exploring, challenging and sharing. I believe that the role of learning leaders in the changing workplace is to unlock the potential of business and people. My goal has always been to help learning leaders ensure that their organisations are equipped and ready through outcome-led and evidence informed practice.
Together we will co-create the future of learning - one where learning leaders will become business critical as they uncover new ways to add value. As the founder of Towards Maturity- I led a global research programme for 15 years, bringing a community of practitioners, policy makers, experts and suppliers together to investigate how learning innovation delivers business value.
I continue to investigate, to explore , to communicate insights and facilitate collaborative change in the industry through workshops, coaching and sounding board work via #LearningChangemakers and as co-founder of Emerging Stronger.
Tracking the L&D learning innovation journey since 2003, I have authored/ co-authored of over 70 major research reports and, as a regular contributor to industry publications I have written over 300 articles. I continue to play an active role in research working with the CIPD and other significant industry bodies.
As an industry change maker, I regularly share good practice findings as a keynote presenter at conferences around the globe and through masterclasses, webinars and seminars. I have served on several advisory boards including the original LPI Capability Map, the CIPD Professional Map and Learning boards, the Online Educa Global Council and the original Distributed Electronic Learning Group for the UK government.
I am an academic fellow of the CIPD, a fellow of the RSA and the first female recipient of the Learning and Performance Institute’s Colin Corder Award for outstanding achievement. I was also the first recipient of the Learning Technology award for outstanding achievement and regularly appear in the top influencer lists for our industry.
I am always willing to work with LearningChangemakers across the industry so please contact me if you would like to find out more about my writing, facilitation, coaching or soundingboard work.
Director Executive Department Teaching with Media, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Dr. Herwig Rehatschek studied Computer Science and Electronics and received his M.Sc. and his Ph.D. from the University of Technology, Graz. From 1997 until 2008 he worked at the non-profit research company JOANNEUM RESEARCH. His main emphasis was on eLearning and digital media analysis. He participated in many international EC projects and also managed and co-ordinated some of them. In 1999 Dr. Rehatschek won the Austrian state price in the category learning, knowledge and culture. In 2008 he joined the Medical University of Graz with the main responsibility for the development of the eLearning platform of the university. Since then he was actively involved in the set-up and implementation of the LMS, the development of eLectures, the introduction of a new virtual microscope and the design of a teacher training course (eDidactics – http://www.edidactics.at). He won in 2012 the Dr. Michael Hasiba price for innovative teaching and in 2017 the Austrian state price „Ars Docendi“ for innovative teaching in the category “innovative teaching models having a huge number of students” by implementing a non-linear-story telling concept within first aid and emergency medicine. In 2017 he started a pilot trial with a new lecture recording system. Until begin of 2018 one hundred recordings were online and available to all students of the university. In 2019 a new software platform for the lecture recording system was introduced which also offered a video portal functionality. In 2020 subtitles were added. In 2021 the system was extended by livestreaming including a chat backchannel. By begin of 2022 more than 1500 recordings were available. In 2022 he started the project set-up of a Virtual Anatomy, a cross collaboration between two universities in Austria.