Video Blog


The JPL Learning Solutions video blog features the perspectives of learning and development leaders in a variety of high profile organizations. The list below is an index of all of the blogs sorted alphabetically by organization.

Aflac Insurance Agent Training Delivers Sales Results for Aflac
Deidre Williams, Product Training Manager

APL Maritime, Ltd. – APL Maritime Navigates the Challenges of Reaching Learners at Sea
Chris Volkle, Compliance & Training Manager

Bloomsburg University Institute for Interactive Technologies – Gamification: It’s All About Engagement
Dr. Karl Kapp, Author & Faculty Member

Chick-fil-A – How Training Gets Customers to “EAT MOR CHIKIN”
Cynthia Cornog, Director of Training Resources

CorpU – Blended Virtual Training Takes Leadership Development to New Level
Ed Skonecki, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

DISH Network – Providing Training to Increase Subscribers
Adam Kucera, Director of Sales Training

GE – Developing Global Leaders Using Virtual Instructor Led Training
Elina Koussis, Leadership Development Program Manager

The Hershey Company – Using Training to Build Global Brands
Leanna Meiser, Senior Manager, Marketing Training & Capabilities

Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co. – Training Industry Trends Alive at Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
Clayton Lee, Training & Development Manager

IBM – IBM Uses Training to Make the World Smarter
Meg Petersen, Senior Program Manager, Global Skills Initiative

IBM – Using Open Badges to Recognize and Verify Learning
David Leaser, Senior Program Manager, Innovation and Growth Initiatives

Johnson & Johnson – Analyzing Workforce Data for Better Training 
Dr. Brandy Parker, Senior Analyst

Mary Kay Training that Influences a Global Network
Lisa Ploeg, Senior International Learning and Development Specialist

MasterCard  – Talent Development & Diversity are Priceless at MasterCard
Shantelle Williams, Senior Director, Global Talent Management & Organizational Effectiveness

Microsoft – Onboarding Sales Reps to Enable Customers
Stacey Gardner, Senior Learning and Development Specialist

Penn State Hershey College of Medicine – The High Fidelity Learning Experience of Medical Simulations
Dr. Lisa Sinz, Associate Dean for Clinical Simulation

Penn State University – Increasing Diversity with Equitable Training
Melissa Walker, M.Ed, Assistant Director, Educational Equity

Pitney Bowes – Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
Janet Lockhart-Jones, Ed.D., Enterprise Learning and Development Leader

Select Medical Corporation – Providing Education to Medical Facilities Nationwide
Lynn Wonsick, Director of Education & Development

Sheetz – Sheetz Supports Workforce with Made-to-Order Training
Sherry Hancock, Workforce Development Manager

Talented Learning, LLC – The Explosive Growth of Extended Enterprise Training
John Leh, CEO & Lead Analyst

T-Mobile – The Un-carrier™ Improves Performance on the Front Line (Part One)
David Unruh, Program Manager, Customer Service Learning & Development

T-Mobile –  The Un-carrier™ Improves Performance on the Front Line (Part 2)
Tony Gonzalez, Manager for Media and Training Systems

Training Industry – Corporate Learning Insights and Trends from TrainingIndustry.com
Doug Harward, CEO and Founder of Training Industry, Inc.

Training Industry – Training Trends Provide Opportunities for Learning Leaders
Ken Taylor, COO, Training Industry

2015 Compilation Blog #1: Connecting Learning and Development to Business Strategy
Featuring insights from The Hershey Company, Aflac, Pitney-Bowes, IBM, Sheetz and Select Medical Corp.

2015 Compilation Blog #2: Overcoming Obstacles to Deliver Training Across Boundaries
Featuring insights from MasterCard, The Hershey Company, APL Maritime, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Select Medical Corporation, T-Mobile, and IBM.

2015 Compilation Blog #3: Blended Learning Takes Hold in Leading Organizations
Featuring insights from Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Sheetz, T-Mobile, IBM, APL Maritime and The Hershey Company.