• July 30, 2019
HCMx Radio 125: The Learner Experience

Theresa Damato, is Saba Software’s Chief Marketing Officer and leads the global marketing and field enablement teams and directs brand, segmentation, product positioning, demand creation and field enablement strategies. Her organization is responsible for positioning Saba’s growth strategy, cultivating opportunities in new and existing customer markets, aligning marketing with revenue and sales growth strategies, and growing demand for Sabasolutions globally.

Theresa’s prior experience includes leadership positions in corporate marketing, product marketing, field marketing, and partner marketing for leading technology organizations including SafeNet, Inc., Aladdin Knowledge Systems and Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems. Theresa received a Bachelor of Science from Illinois State University.

Plus: David Wentworth, principal learning analyst, Brandon Hall Group.David Wentworth has been a research analyst in the human capital field since 2005, joining Brandon Hall Group in 2012 to concentrate on learning research. David’s research focuses on how people learn and the role of emerging technologies. 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.David is a busy speaker, delivering keynotes, breakout sessions and participating on panels at events around the world.

Topics and questions include:

  • Making the learner experience more learner-centric
  • Learning as part of the job flow
  • What the experience is — and isn’t
  • Embedding learning in engagement
  • The importance of getting input and feedback from learners
  • “Spray and Pray”
  • HR, L&D and Marketing
  • Contextualization, Relevance and Engagement
  • Millennial expectations
  • Technology’s role in the learner experience
  • And more!

We are hosting our 4th annual Women In Leadership Summit. The event will be held on June 10th & 11th at the EAU of Palm Beach in, FL. We hope to see you there!

Our annual HCM Excellence Conference is on February 4-6th.

If you have questions about our discussion today and would like access to our Women In Leadership Network that provides organizational leaders access to our research library on women in leadership and diversity and inclusion topics. please contact me at WIL@brandonhall.com.

If you have questions about our guest or topic, or desire access to our research, please contact us at success@brandonhall.com or visit www.brandonhall.com.

Rachel Cooke

Chief Operating Officer Rachel Cooke Rachel is responsible for business operations including overseeing client services, research events and project management. Prior to joining Brandon Hall Group, Rachel was the Chief Operating Officer Co-founder of AC Growth. Rachel has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing, business development, and sales performance management. Prior to AC Growth, she held several senior management roles and was on the leadership team at Bersin & Associates, a pioneer analyst firm in e-learning and now industry leading HR and talent Research Company. In her Senior Director role, Rachel developed the strategy and led the commercial execution of the solution provider vertical, and grew the vertical into the company’s largest market segment. In her role as Director of Sales, Rachel developed and led a team of senior account executives focused on acquiring global strategic accounts. Rachel was solely responsible for developing key business relationships with over ninety companies including industry icons, such as: Adidas, Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Oracle, Starbucks, Avnet, Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway Inc., Wells Fargo, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Clorox and Affiliated Computer Services. Rachel began her career in the banking, media and hospitality industries. In these industries, Rachel held several key senior management and executive sales positions. Rachel received a BA in social science and interdisciplinary studies with honors from Florida Atlantic University. Rachel continued her postgraduate education by completing a series of executive management education courses from American Management Association.

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