Nick Pinchuk, CEO & Chairman of Snap-on Inc., to Keynote Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014

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Elliott Masie’s Learning 2014 will feature Nick Pinchuk on the role of skills for employees, customers and the future workforce.

Nick Pinchuk

Nick Pinchuk, CEO & Chairman of Snap-on Inc.

Nick Pinchuk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Snap-on Incorporated, will join Elliott Masie on stage at Learning 2014, which takes place October 26-29 in Orlando, Florida.

As a CEO, he is a leading advocate of the role of skills for employees, customers and the future workforce. He is also the Chair of Skills for America’s Future Advisory Board.

Mr. Pinchuk was named president and chief operating officer in April 2007, when he was also appointed to Snap-on’s board. He was elected chief executive officer in December 2007 and subsequently chairman in April 2009. He joined Snap-on in 2002 as senior vice president and president of Snap-on’s Worldwide Commercial and Industrial Group.

Before Snap-on, Mr. Pinchuk was president, global refrigeration operations, a multi-billion dollar business unit of Carrier Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation. Prior to that, he served in executive, operational, planning and financial capacities within Carrier and United Technologies, including: president, Asia-Pacific air conditioning operations; global vice president, strategic planning; and chief financial officer, Carrier International Corporation. Before joining United Technologies, he was with the Ford Motor Company, where he held various financial and engineering positions. He also served in Vietnam as an officer in the United States Army.

Mr. Pinchuk received an M.B.A. from Harvard, and Master and Bachelor of Science degrees in engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He currently serves on the board of directors of Columbus McKinnon Corporation; on the Senior Advisory Board, Syracuse University School of Management; on the board of directors for the National Association of Manufacturers; on the Board of Trustees of the Manufacturer’s Alliance for Productivity and Innovation; on the Board of Trustees of Carthage College; and Chair for Skills for America’s Future Advisory Board.

Learning 2014 Keynote Speakers will include:

  • Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America, sharing her experiences as a journalist and anchor covering breaking news events, interviews with world leaders and her courageous and public battle with breast cancer and a bone marrow transplant.
  • Chef Bobby Flay, providing us with a real-time demonstration and conversation about the connection between Cooking and Learning. Bobby will create a cool dish in our Learning 2014 Kitchen and share his experiences about design and learning.
  • Sir Ken Robinson, one of the most viewed TED Speakers, will lead a one-hour discussion with Elliott Masie and Learning 2014 participants on “The Learning Revolution” and how it will impact the workplace and workforce.

In addition, Learning 2014 will be loaded with hundreds of high engagement activities and conversations focused on the ever-changing world of learning.

Early Registration Discounts and Group Discounts now available. Registration is available online at

Learning 2014 will be held in Orlando, Florida from October 26 to 29, 2014.

Learning 2014 is produced by The Learning CONSORTIUM, a collaborative of 230 global corporations, focused on improving workplace learning and training. Hosted and curated by Elliott Masie, Learning 2014 brings together several thousand learning professionals as they focus on the changing nature of workplace education and development. In previous years, keynote speakers have included General Colin Powell, President Bill Clinton, Author Susan Cain, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Athlete Apolo Ohno, Actor John Lithgow, Captain Sully Sullenberger and business authors Marshall Goldsmith, Ken Blanchard and Tom Peters.

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