Patti Shank, President, Learning Peaks
Patti Shank, PhD is an internationally-known learning expert, researcher, author, and writer who is listed as one of the Most Influential People in eLearning internationally. She is most known for her writing, research, and analysis on gaining needed outcomes from learning and performance initiatives.

Patti completed her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado, Denver. Her research on new online learners won an EDMEDIA best research paper award. She is an often-requested speaker at training and learning technology conferences, is quoted frequently in training publications and is the author, co-author, or editor of numerous books. Her new Deeper Learning series of books is available on Amazon.

Patti was the research director for The eLearning Guild, an award-winning contributing editor for Online Learning Magazine, and her articles are found in the ATD Science of Learning and Senior Leaders Blogs, eLearning Industry, Adobe’s Resource Center, Magna Publication’s Online Classroom, and elsewhere. Website: