Co-Host & Speaker-Facilitator
Jeff Cobb is a successful entrepreneur and educator with more than fifteen years of experience working in the market for lifelong learning. As a consultant and executive advisor he has a long track record in helping organizations maximize the reach, revenue, and impact of their continuing education and professional development programs. Through his writing and speaking he has also been a consistent presence in the association sector and has had significant influence on how organizations approach the market for lifelong learning.
With Celisa Steele, Jeff co-founded Tagoras, which provides expert strategy, marketing, and technology consulting services to organizations in the business of lifelong learning, is co-creator of Learning • Technology • Design and the Leading Learning Symposium.
Jeff’s most recent book, Leading the Learning Revolution (Amacom), provides practical insights for growing a thriving education business in the context of the global learning economy. His previous book, Shift Ed (Corwin), focused on transforming the K-12 education system. Jeff is also the co-author, along with Celisa Steele, of three major research reports on learning and technology: Association Learning + Technology, Social Learning Trends in the Association Space, and Association Virtual Events.
Jeff serves on the governing board of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement. He has also served on the advisory board of Future Learning, the Professional Development Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives, the research committee of the eLearning Guild, and the editorial board of Innovate, a leading resource for information about innovations in learning and technology. A vocal advocate of cradle-to-grave lifelong learning, Jeff also served as chair of the board of Mi Escuelita Spanish Immersion Preschool, where both of his children have attended school.