• July 19, 2018
HCMx Radio 92: The Adoption Gap in Learning & Development: How Learning Science Can Bridge the Divide

Guest: Todd Maddox,a Learning Scientist/Research Fellow at Amalgam Insights, Inc., the CEO and Founder of Cognitive Design and Statistical Consulting, LLC, and the Science, Sports and Training Correspondent atTech Trends. His passion is applying his 25 years of learning science expertise — the marriage of psychology and brain science — gained by managing a large human learning and performance laboratory, to help businesses build better training tools.

HostRachel Cooke, Chief Operating Officer, Brandon Hall Group




Topics include:

  • Translating learning science research into plain English
  • Actionable insights to optimize L&D in the corporate sector
  • Current strengths in corporate L&D
  • Current weaknesses in corporate L&D
  • How can the “adoption gap” be addressed?
  • Where should learning science be leveraged?
  • Where do we go from here?
  • And personal insights from Todd’s career

If you have questions about our 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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