Donald Taylor


Don Taylor is a veteran of the learning, skills and human capital industries, with experience at every level from delivery to chairman of the board.

A recognised commentator and organiser in the fields of workplace learning and learning technologies, Don is passionately committed to helping develop the learning and development profession.

His background ranges from training delivery to director and vice-president positions in software companies. Donald has taken his own internet-based training business from concept to trade sale and been a company director during other acquisitions. Based in London, he has lived in both the US and Turkey and travels regularly internationally to speak and consult.

His various roles include:

  • chairman of the Institute of IT Training, an international body aiming to improve the skills of trainers in all subjects
  • chairman of the Learning Technologies Conference and the associated Learning and Skills Group, a virtual forum of some 4,000 learning professionals world-wide
  • facilitator of the Learning Directors Network, a collection of some of the leading training companies in the UK
  • consultancy and advice to enterprises and vendors in the learning field

Donald will speak at 9.40 on Friday morning. The title of his presentation is 'Does Learning & Development risk becoming irrelevant?'.



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16th Annual IUA HR Conference