Speakers
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Matt Gjertsen

Founder & CEO, Better Every Day Studios


Matt is the founder of Better Every Day Studios and is on a mission to help companies develop managers to lead high performing teams. He began his career as an Air Force Instructor Pilot and then became the Manager of Training and Development for SpaceX. After SpaceX, Matt joined a global technology start-up and then founded Better Every Day Studios to help close the new leader skill gap at aerospace and technology companies.

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Garima Gupta

Founder & CEO, Artha Learning Inc


Garima Gupta is the Founder & CEO of Artha Learning Inc., a full-service, award-winning Learning design firm. She is a leading voice in creatively employing AI in L&D. Garima enjoys leading her team to create learning solutions that are innovative, effective, engaging, and impactful. Garima holds an MEd in Adult education and brings 20+ years of experience in Learning & Development.

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Margie Meacham

Chief Freedom Officer, Learningtogo.ai


Margie Meacham has been building AI-educational chatbots for clients since 2013. The award-winning author and speaker is a leading expert on delivering ethical, scalable, and adaptive learning experiences using machine learning and generative AI.

Sarah Mercier

CEO, Build Capable


Sarah Mercier, CEO and strategic consultant at Build Capable, specializes in instructional strategy and learning technology. Sarah is known for translating highly technical concepts and research to real-world practice. She is an international facilitator for the Association for Talent Development and Greater Atlanta ATD Past President. Her innovative learning solutions have been recognized by winning industry awards, such as Best of Show at FocusOn Learning DemoFest for xAPI for Interactive eBooks, and Best Performance Support Solution at DevLearn DemoFest for Critical Success Factors training and assessment tool.

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Debbie Richards

President, Creative Interactive Ideas


Debbie Richards, a learning architect, and self-proclaimed geek is a champion for innovation in learning and development. She's a past president of the ATD Houston chapter, former ATD NAC and has authored TD at Work guides on emerging technologies in learning. Debbie is a L&D Cares Director, a non-profit dedicated to supporting talent development professionals through coaching and resources. She was also awarded the title of "Guild Master" by the Learning Guild in 2022.

Megan Torrance

CEO, TorranceLearning


Megan Torrance is CEO and founder of TorranceLearning, and 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 sharing professional development in her field.

Megan is the author of Agile for Instructional Designers, Data & Analytics for Instructional Designers, and Making Sense of xAPI.