The 2016 Chair of the Board for the Association for Talent Development is Amazon's Rob Green

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Jessica Neal, Marci Meaux, Tara Deakin, and Ted Smith also join the 2016 ATD Board of Directors.

Rob Green, 2016 Chair, ATD Board of Directors

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) welcomes Rob Green, Director and General Manager of Amazon Marketplace, as the 2016 chair of the board. Marci Meaux, recently retired from Cisco Systems, has been named the 2016 chair-elect.

In his role at Amazon, Rob oversees teams that focus on seller recruitment and selection expansion on the Marketplace through scalable sales, integration, and education platforms and processes.

Prior to Amazon, Rob spent more than 20 years at Oracle in development, consulting, and training leadership roles. From 2010 to 2013 he led Oracle's global customer education business, which served more than 500,000 students annually in 120 countries worldwide. He has more than 20 years’ experience in technology development, implementation, and training, and has played integral roles in leading training transformations and change management initiatives.

Marci Meaux served on the ATD Board of Directors from 2012 to 2014 and is the association’s 2016 chair-elect. In her most recent role at Cisco Systems, Marci served as the Vice President of Planning, Programs, and Operations. She was a key leader in the transformation of Cisco, driving internal disruptions within Cisco’s services’ business to capture the company’s opportunity for dramatic growth. Marci has more than 30 years’ experience in the technology industry.

New members of ATD’s 2016 Board of Directors are Tara Deakin, Head of Talent & Organization Effectiveness at TD Bank Group, Jessica Neal, Chief People Officer at Scopely, and Ted Smith, Chief of Civic Innovation for the Louisville (KY) Metro Government. Each new member will serve a three-year term, 2016-2018. They join current board members:

  •     Gail Baity, Director of Workforce Development and Learning, Corning Incorporated (Retired)
  •     Melissa Daimler, Head of Organization Effectiveness and Learning, Twitter, Inc.
  •     Rick Kerner, Corporate Trainer, Victaulic
  •     Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner, NuFocus Strategic Group
  •     Mary McNevin, Chief Learning Officer, Signature HealthCARE
  •     Brian Miller, Senior Director of Learning & Development, Gilead Sciences
  •     Terri Pearce, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, HSBC USA

Tony Bingham, ATD President and CEO, is also a member of the board.

About ATD

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) is the world’s largest professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees, improve performance, and help to achieve results for the organizations they serve. Originally established in 1943, the association was previously known as the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).

ATD’s members come from more than 120 countries and work in public and private organizations in every industry sector. ATD supports talent development professionals who gather locally in volunteer-led U.S. chapters and international member networks, and with international strategic partners. For more information, visit http://www.td.org.

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