• February 17, 2020
HCMx Radio 139: Reimagining Onboarding for Digital Transformation Success

Guest: AllenComm CEO Ron Zamir and CLO Anna Sargsyan

Ron Zamir has been the CEO of AllenComm since 2003 and has led learning and business organizations since 1991, in Israel, South Africa and across the USA. He spends his time partnering with clients to discover how learning and development can scale to have a real impact on learner engagement and retention. Ron brings 22 years of experience in marketing, sales and education methodologies to the field of corporate training. Ron’s thought leadership articles have been featured in training magazines, blogs and eBooks as well as at conferences world-wide. Ron is an Honors graduate of Hebrew University, has Academic degrees and certifications in multiple fields such as International Relations, Business, Archaeology, and Instructional Design. He is the recipient of the Raoul Wallenberg Fellowship for Leadership and Democracy and volunteers his time in local community affairs, economic development and local charter school boards.

Anna Sargsyan is the CLO and VP of Instructional Design at AllenComm. She has over 22 years of experience in corporate training, provides consulting on personalized performance solutions aligned with clients’ business goals and is recognized as an industry leader.

For over 35 years AllenComm has partnered with large organizations to transform their business through targeted learning experiences. AllenComm creates and scales unique, innovative learning solutions that make an impact. Teams that excel at course creation, instructional design, and learning technologies give AllenComm the ability to meet the needs and objectives of their clients. Such expertise wins AllenComm and their clients more than 40 awards year after year. 

Topics and questions include:

  • Onboarding as a process
  • Three outcomes that turn new employees into champions: Connection, Confidence, Contribution
  • The power of pre-boarding
  • The role of technology in learning innovation
  • Changing ways to connect
  • Digital transformation as an ally, not an enemy
  • Creating content to engage learners
  • Putting passion to work
  • Personal insights from Ron and Anna
  • And more!

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

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 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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