Kevin’s expertise is answering the question, “Did training work?”, with facts, evidence, and data. His work is global and multi-industry. He's a sought after subject matter expert and international speaker.
Kevin's experience reaches across training, learning, and talent development having served in roles for facilitation, instructional design, learning solutions, learning technology, program management, operations, strategy, measurement, and analytics. He is also creator of The COURAGE Model©.
Kevin’s work is firmly rooted in his belief that training, learning, and talent development has the power to impact behavior, thought, and skill. His greatest capability is producing fact-based evidence for the impact of training and learning.
I’m a Learning & Development detective looking for facts, evidence, and data that answers the question, “Did training work?”. I investigate efficiency, effectiveness, and outcomes. I examine learning’s impact on behavior, performance, and business goals.
My global experience and diversity in roles guide and inform my perspective and actions. I believe Learning & Development fulfills its highest purpose when it helps people and the organizations they serve win. My guiding principle is, “Find one thing about a person's behavior or performance you can attribute to training or learning and let that lead to the facts about impact.”
Kevin speaks globally about the mindset for measurement and how to evaluate impact for training and learning. His workshops immerse participants in hands-on exercises and activities and prepares them for collecting facts, evidence, and data that answers the question, "Did training work?". His goal is showing attendees how to be Learning & Development detectives.
"His focus is uncompromisable. His talent is valuable. And his professionalism, top-notch. His ability to collect evidence for training impact and L&D's performance is superb. Kevin’s voice is emerging as one of the top thinkers and influencers in our industry." - Patti Phillips, PhD., CEO, ROI Institute
"When I asked Kevin if he would share his knowledge and expertise with a UK and European audience of 600 Chief Learning Officers at Learning Live, I knew he would do a great job. What I didn't anticipate is the huge impact his talk has made on the people who attended our event." - Edmund Monk, CEO, The Learning and Performance Institute
"Kevin is unquestionably one of the best and most passionate speakers in our field on measurement. He is extremely engaging and entertaining, and he makes the topic of measurement fun." - David Vance, former Chief Learning Officer, Caterpillar and founder of The Center for Talent Reporting
“Kevin knocked the socks off our ISPI-LA / CraneMorley learning event! He connected well with an audience that ranged from senior learning executives to instructional designers, all with a passion for moving their programs to a better performance-based model. Participants left with innovative tools created by Kevin and a few new ideas sparked by his facilitation.” - Thomas Pratt, President, CraneMorley Inc.
"Kevin is extremely hard working, committed and knowledgeable about his field. This breadth of knowledge was evident when he delivered the Keynote presentation. Through use of story-telling, engaging collaborative exercises and Q&A we received excellent feedback from all out attendees." - Conor Gilligan, Vice President, Webanywhere
Chief Learning Officers Forum
Scottsdale, AZ | June 2019
Keynote Speaker & Presenter
Corporate University & Corporate Learning Summit
Dusseldorf, Germany | May 2019
Webanywhere User Group
Chicago, IL | May 2019
The Future of Learning
Chicago, IL | April 2019
Metrics that Matter Impact Symposium
Tuscon, AZ | March 2019
ATD Core 4
Anaheim, CA | March 2019
Los Angeles ISPI Local Chapter/CraneMorley
Long Beach, CA | March 2019
Center for Talent Reporting Week & Annual Conference
Dallas, TX | February 2019
Corporate Learning Week
Orlando, FL | November 2018
London, UK | September 2018
Corporate Learning Analytics Conference
Nashville, TN | July 2018
ATD International Conference & Expo
San Diego, CA | May 2018
Executive Learning Exchange
Waukesha, WI | July 2017