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Axonify Announces Partnership with VDS Training Consultants and Business Expansion

Posted on: April 23, 2016

logo vds blauwCompanies in Western Europe Now Have Access to Axonify’s World-Class Platform WATERLOO – January 12, 2016 –Axonify, an innovator in the corporate learning space, announced today that it has partnered with VDS Training Consultants in The Netherlands to better serve companies in Western Europe. A recent winner of the Brandon Hall Group for Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology, Axonify helps companies address the growing corporate knowledge problem presented by an influx of information and expanding job requirements. VDS Training Consultants, with its in-market expertise and proven background in developing successful corporate training programs, will now offer the Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform to its customers and prospects.

“VDS Training Consultants excels at creating programs that meet the corporate learning needs of its customers in Western Europe,” said Christine Tutssel, SVP of Strategic Initiatives at Axonify. “Its focus on learning and performance matches incredibly well to Axonify’s own commitment to tying employee learning and resulting behaviors directly to tangible business results. This partnership is one of many as we expand further into Europe and other critical markets.”

Since the recent launch of Axonify’s full-scale Employee Knowledge Platform, the company has seen increased demand and interest from key market segments, including retail, manufacturing and financial services, in North America and beyond. In order to satisfy demand and generate additional interest, the company elected to use a partnership model outside North America.

“We are committed to tailoring learning solutions to each and every client,” said Huib Broekhuis, CEO and owner of VDS Training Consultants. “Our new partnership with Axonify gives us the ability to bring a truly unique and innovative solution that is customizable, geared to individual learning needs, and focused on performance, to some of the best businesses in our region. Our team is excited for what this means for in-company training and education.”

Effective immediately, VDS Training Consultants will begin incorporating the Axonify platform into its array of corporate learning offerings. Through the partnership, VDS will handle details from implementation to content development and management. VDS will also manage the sales cycle. Axonify will work with VDS Training Consultants to fulfill customer needs.

About Axonify

Axonify is pushing beyond the boundaries of eLearning with the introduction of the world’s first Employee Knowledge Platform. Powerhouse brands like Walmart, Toyota and Johnson & Johnson are leveraging the Axonify platform to fuel their employees with the knowledge they need to be successful on the job. Built with the fundamentals of brain science, adaptive learning, gamification, microlearning and knowledge-on-demand at its core, the award-winning Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform is proven to encourage employees to take the right actions—ultimately driving business outcomes that increase revenue or decrease expenses. Through its unique analytics and reporting capabilities, Axonify is the only solution that allows organizations to finally tie the impact of employee knowledge to behavior change to bottom line results. Axonify: Fuel your people + power your organization.

About VDS

VDS is a specialist in developing personal leadership and entrepreneurship through training, coaching, team development programs, events, seminars and publications. VDS advises the top Dutch businesses and government organizations about growth and unfurling talent. Reaching the full potential of people… that’s our drive. When people are empowered, they feel happier and perform better. When people know how to achieve their potential at work, they are more successful. Organizations with happy employees are organizations that will grow and contribute to a better world. VDS, engaged people, great companies, better world.


For more information, please contact:

Laura Martin, VP of Marketing

Axonify Inc.

Email: lmartin(at)

Tel: 519-585-1200 x203