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Chief Learning Officer (CLO) Symposium+PLUS: Axonify CEO Carol Leaman Leads Fundamental Workshop on “9 Essential Principles for Modernizing Your Learning Ecosystem”

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Who: Carol Leaman, CEO of Axonify, will lead a panel of industry experts and learning leaders, including:


  • Valerie Davisson, Chief People Officer, At Home Stores. Davisson provides strategic leadership to employee relations, staffing and retention, development, succession planning, compensation, benefits, legal and regulatory compliance.
  • Rebecca Sinclair, President, Perspective Management Group. Sinclair provides strategic and management consulting services specializing in leadership, organization transformation and sustainability.
  • JD Dillon, Principal Learning Strategist, Axonify, and formerly of The Walt Disney Co., Kaplan, Brambles, and AMC Theatres. Mr. Dilllon works with an award-winning team to boost employee knowledge and performance for leading organizations through the application of modern learning practices and cutting-edge technology.


Together, this group of renowned learning leaders and influencers will discuss what it means to modernize corporate learning, while sharing 9 essential principles for making an effective learning transition and offering practical stories about how they achieved tremendous results.

What: For more than 13 years, the CLO Symposium has offered workforce development leaders an intimate executive summit with a high-level focus on knowledge sharing and networking. Now, this pioneering and premier L&D conference is once again reinventing the meeting experience for learning leaders. More collaborative, conversational and conducive to breakthrough interaction and ideas, CLO Symposium+PLUS encompasses the evolution of the chief learning officer role into the broader realm of talent management. The new CLO Symposium+PLUS is designed to advance the practice of learning and development, plus increase its value in the broader areas of talent management: succession planning, performance management, workplace culture and more.

Why: With access to unparalleled learning opportunities focused on the key trends in learning and development, attendees walk away with actionable strategies and ideas that can be applied to their organizations immediately. They are able to develop strategies for effective leadership development and seamless succession planning while aligning organizational needs to deliver measureable results. While doing so, they can uncover the latest trends and technology related to workforce performance.

When: September 27, 9:30-10:30 am; Arizona Ballroom Salon L

Where: JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn, Scottsdale, AZ

Media Contact:

Laura Martin, VP of Marketing

Axonify Inc.

Email: lmartin(at)

Tel: 519-585-1200 x203