John is a Synergist. As CEO and Co-Founder of Saltbox, he empowers Learning Development leaders to create innovative performance development ecosystems.
His combined experience in learning development, consulting, and entrepreneurship with companies such as AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile and Saltbox provides a unique perspective, clearly crossing the line from academic theory to fresh, practical tactics based on real-world success.
His speaking experiences are interactive, filled with humor, include personal stories and leave audiences inspired to take action.
A Pacific Northwest native, John received his bachelor's degree from University of Washington and master’s Degree from the University of Portland.
He works with learning leaders who want to challenge the status quo, disrupt outdated learning models, and innovate to achieve their goals. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org on Twitter @johndelano.
Past Speaking Engagements
- Getting 2 Yes! Developing Personal Power - ATDps Workplace Learning Conference
- Gaining Buy-in for a Learning Technology Ecosystem - LSCon
- 3 Keys to Empowering Learning Leader Success (Know, Sell, & Measure your Business) - LINGO's Global Learning Forum 15
- VNext Technology Series: xAPI (Tin Can)
- The 5 Steps to Creating Your Performance Support Model - Performance Support Symposium
- Gaining Executive Commitment for a Mobile Learning Model – mLearnCon
- Seven Surprising Ways the xAPI Can Improve eLearning Design - DevLearn
- Gaining Commitment for Mobile Using The Learning Model Canvas – mLearnCon
- Breaking Down Barriers with the C-suite Using the Learning Model Canvas – ASTDps
- How Razorfish Built a Corporate University Using the xAPI – Learning Solutions
- Executive Conversations and Securing Resources Using the Learning Model Canvas – ASTD CLW
- Improving Organizational Performance Using the Experience API (xAPI) - mLearnCon
- Tracking Learning: An Open-Source Option for Capturing the Full Picture – ASTDps
- The Experience API: The Next Big Thing in Learning – Knowledge Anywhere
- Ignite Your Mojo - ASTDps