Megan Torrance is CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, connecting learning strategy to design, development, data and ultimately performance. Megan has over 25 years of experience in learning design, deployment and consulting. Megan and the TorranceLearning team are passionate about sharing what works so they devote considerable time to teaching and sharing about Agile project management for learning design, racial equity, and xAPI & learning analytics.
Megan is the author of Agile for Instructional Designers, & Data & Analytics for Instructional Designers. She also facilitates with eCornell's Women's Executive Leadership certificate, and courses in virtual teaming, team leadership and communication.
While many others are starting to talk about AI in training and education, Margie Meacham has been pioneering practical applications, evangelizing best practices, and building award-winning bots for her clients for years. She is one of the few learning professionals in the world with direct, hands-on experience in the strategic design and implementation of AI solutions and is a top TTA consultant with a strong track record of excellence.
In 2023, Margie launched her online course, AI for Talent Development Professionals, which has been helping instructional designers, trainers, and teachers all over the world find an extra day a week to work on what truly matters.
Margie is also the SME for two new on-demand courses for ATD, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence and Mixed Reality for Learning Professionals and Cognitive Science in Learning. Her new course for LinkedIn Learning: Creating Personalized Learning Plans Using AI, will be released early in 2024.
Margie’s blog has been recognized by Feedspot as one of the Top 100 blogs on neuroscience and AI. She also writes for ATD’s Science of Learning Blog and TD magazine, eLearning Learning, Enterprise Viewpoint, and more. She is recognized as a member of the 100 Most Talent Learning Professionals and a frequent keynote speaker at professional conference events.
Kory Kogon is FranklinCovey’s Vice President, Content Development, and a Senior Leadership Consultant. She is a co-author of the #4 Wall Street Journal bestseller, The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity, in addition to Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager, and Presentation Advantage. Kory has been featured on Inc.com and in its Productivity Playbook online series, on Fast Company.com, Forbes.com, and in Investor’s Business Daily. She has also appeared on NBC’s TODAY with Hoda Kotb.
Kory has over 25 years of business expertise from frontline positions to serving as an executive team member for a global franchise organization. This provides her a unique perspective on the application of FranklinCovey’s world-renowned content within organizations. Kory not only understands the strategy and principles necessary to build great leaders, systems, and winning cultures, but she understands how FranklinCovey’s blended learning offerings deliver practical solutions that enable the behavior changes required for transformational results in organizations with both formal and informal leaders.