WEST DES MOINES, IOWA, April 12, 2007 — Frank Russell, president and CEO of GeoLearning, Inc., has been named to Training Industry, Inc.´s 2007 list of the "Most Influential Training Professionals." The list is designed to recognize the training industry´s 20 most influential people based on their impact on the profession resulting from contributions and innovations in technology, business strategies, best practices, instructional methods, creation of unique learning content, and development of strategic processes for learning.
The "Most Influential Training Professionals" of 2007 were voted to the list by their peers–nominations and voting for candidates came exclusively from leaders and practitioners in the training industry. A ballot listing the candidates was distributed via email to the more than 75,000 members of TrainingIndustry.com and TrainingOutsourcing.com.
"The extraordinary level of interest in this award has been exciting and reflects the importance attributed to thought leadership in our industry," said Doug Harward, founder and CEO of Training Industry, Inc. "What makes this award so significant is that recipients were selected by their peers. We received thousands of votes for several extremely worthy candidates. This overwhelming response to the award is a tribute to the quality and importance of learning in today´s corporate marketplace."
The complete list of Training Industry´s 2007 "Most Influential Training Professionals" is available online.
About GeoLearning, Inc.
GeoLearning is the leading provider of Managed Learning Services and hosted learning and performance technology. The company´s products and services are used by corporations, government agencies and non-profit organizations to manage human capital development, accelerate critical business processes and drive organizational performance. GeoLearning´s Software as a Service model means there is no hardware or software for clients to install. As a result, the company´s Web-based GeoMaestro and GeoExpress learning management platforms can be deployed quickly, allowing clients to efficiently manage enterprise-wide learning, development and knowledge acquisition. Additional information is available at www.geolearning.com.
About Training Industry, Inc.
The mission of Training Industry, Inc. is to create a more efficient marketplace for learning. Our goal is to create an intelligence center that provides best-in-class business strategies, practices, and processes to facilitate mutually beneficial partnerships between training suppliers and corporate executives. For suppliers, Training Industry provides the most targeted portal strategy for the delivery of lead-generating information about their capabilities and services through our learning community structure. For the corporate and government executives and training professionals, we are an objective and trusted information source. We focus on the relevant business issues, processes and practices as well provide up-to-date news, trends and research within the training industry. Our online learning communities are essential to those executives contemplating training decisions. For more information visit www.trainingindustry.com.