Bryan Chapman

Salt Lake City, Utah

Bryan Chapman is Chief Learning Strategist at Chapman Alliance; a provider of research-centric consulting solutions that assist organizations in defining, operating and optimizing their strategic learning initiatives. As a veteran in the industry, he has over 22 years experience and has worked with such organizations as American Express, Home Depot, Shell, Kodak, Sprint, Sharp Electronics, Honda, IBM, Microsoft, Avon, UNICEF, American Red Cross, The Food and Drug Administration, U.S. State Department, and many others; to help them optimize learning efficiency through the use of innovative learning techniques and technologies.

Through the years, Bryan has shared his knowledge of the best use of innovative learning technologies through several creative avenues. You may have seen him sporting a referee shirt at leading industry conferences, around the world, hosting the popular Shootout series; conducting live, side-by-side comparisons of learning technology that pit teams against each other to solve common learning issues such as rapid authoring, PowerPoint to e-learning, low-cost learning management solutions, performance management, e-assessment, analytics, etc. Bryan also wrote a popular advice column for Training Magazine, appropriately entitled "Ask Bryan," answering questions about how to best position and leverage innovative learning technologies.

His views on the status and future of technology-based learning have been shared on CNBC television and in publications such as InfoWorld, Federal Computer Week, Online Learning Magazine, PCWeek, E-Learning Magazine and Information Week. Bryan has been invited to evangelize and teach learning best practices, tips and techniques at conferences such as Training, ASTD, TecKnowledge, TechLearn, Macromedia Users Conference, ELearning Guild Annual Gathering, DevLearn, Online Learning Europe, Online Learning Asia, Society for Applied Learning Technology (SALT), ISPI, I/ITSEC, Professional Association of Computer Trainers (PACT), and many others. In addition, Bryan has delivered dozens of webinars on topics including: learning governance, blended learning, knowledge management, innovations in soft skills simulations, learning for small-to-medium sized businesses, and how to align learning technologies with business strategies. Bryan has delivered dozens of e-learning workshops around the world.

  • Work
    • chief learning strategist
  • Education
    • M.S. degree, Instructional Technology, Utah State University