Published: January 27, 2020

Learning Pool Appoint Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Learning Pool appoints learning leader and #WomeninLearning co-founder, Sharon Claffey Kaliouby, to help guide North American expansion.

Learning Pool

Emma Whiteside

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Sharon Claffey Kaliouby Joins Learning Pool

Leading eLearning company, Learning Pool, is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of Sharon Claffey Kaliouby as VP, North America. Sharon was most recently a Learning Fellow & Advisor for Elliott Masie Productions and previously Head of Global Learning & Development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts.

"I’m so excited to be joining the Learning Pool team," said Sharon. "I’ve been passionate about workplace Learning and Development for as long as I can remember and can’t wait to play a leading role in the company’s conversation with customers here in the US and Canada. Learning Pool has a unique value proposition in a crowded learning technologies market and I hope to make a significant contribution to the ongoing development of both our business and the industry."

Learning Pool’s expert team creates the content and technology solutions that engage and empower modern learners around the world; further committing to relationships with North American clients with the acquisition of HT2 Labs and their Boston office during the summer of 2019.

Duncan Shores, Learning Pool’s Chief Commercial Officer, believes that Sharon’s significant experience and energy will continue to help the company build its global brand and achieve ambitious growth.

"Sharon has held several high profile executive roles in Learning & Development with the likes of State Street Corporation, Thomson Reuters and Enterprise Ireland," he said. "We’re delighted that she’s chosen to join the Learning Pool family as her next career step and believe that she’ll be a great advocate for the analytics-led, personalized workflow learning we’re delivering in collaboration with our customers."

As well as working with Learning Pool, Sharon is co-founder of the #WomeninLearning initiative, one of the 2019 Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development—Americas, the 2018 Learning & Performance Institute Professional of the Year and a two-time member of the USFA National gold medal women's sabre fencing team.

About Learning Pool

We have an unrivaled track record of helping nearly 800 customers deliver practical learning outcomes that are tailored to the unique needs of more than 2.5 million learners in 21 countries.

Designed to deliver maximum performance impact, our solutions include traditional Learning Management Systems (LMS), Next-Generation Learning Experience Platforms (LXP), over 500 off the shelf eLearning modules and award-winning bespoke content development.

By combining this innovative content and technology with our commitment to outstanding customer service, we’re proud to maintain a 98% customer recommendation rate.

Learning Pool received the Learning Technologies Company of the Year award in 2018, the Customer Focus Award at the Institute of Customer Service, is listed in the Sunday Times Best Companies to Work For and is a two-time Gold Investors In People company. We are the only Core Leader to offer Lower Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) solutions in the 2019 Fosway Digital Learning 9-Grid.

Our June 2019 acquisition of HT2 Labs, the leading provider of Learning Experience and Analytics solutions, saw our staff numbers rise to nearly 200 colleagues across our six offices in the UK and USA.

Learning Pool is backed by the largest private equity firm in Ireland having partnered with Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI) in 2016 to drive further growth.

For more details contact Emma at [email protected]