JD Dillon is the LearnGeek.

I'm JD, the founder and principal at LearnGeek, a workplace education, advising and insights group focused on helping organizations reimagine their approach to learning and performance so every employee has the support they need to do their best work every day.

For the past 20+ years, I have worked in operations and talent development with some of the world's most dynamic organizations, including The Walt Disney Company, KaplanBrambles, and AMC Theatres. Today, in addition to LearnGeek, I'm the Chief Learning Architect with Canadian learning technology company Axonify, where I collaborate with an award-winning team to build technology, content and services that enable frontline employees around the world do their best work every day.


I facilitate a variety of education sessions within the global workplace learning community. These include keynotes, conference sessions, workshops and webinars. Visit the SPEAKING section for my event schedule and presentation samples.


I collaborate with teams and practitioners to reimagine their workplace learning and performance practices. I also facilitate ideation workshops with L&D and HR teams to challenge the organization's overall perspective on learning.


I curate practical insights on a range of  workplace learning and performance topics during my collaborations with L&D pros from around the world. I then share my insights  through my writing and speaking activities. Check out the WRITING and INSIGHTS sections for examples of my written work.


I am an experienced event host who is ready to share your story with any audience. Online or in-person. International conferences. Roundtable conversations. Podcasts. Webinars. Team events.

My practical experience has helped me become the world's foremost expert in frontline learning and enablement. I'm also the most prolific author and speaker in the global workplace learning and talent development community, publishing over 100 articles, reports, blog posts, podcasts and presentations annually.

I explore a range of L&D topics and have spent considerable time over the past 10 years spent focused on:

  • Frontline Learning and Enablement
  • The Modern Learning Mindset
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Modern Learning Ecosystems
  • Workplace Learning Technology
  • Microlearning
  • Personalized and Adaptive Learning
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Onboarding
  • Digital Transformation

I publish content through a range of industry channels, including the LearnGeek Blog, Axonify Blog, Learning Solutions MagazineTD Magazine, CLO Magazine and Training Magazine. I am also a frequent speaker and keynoter at regional and international events, including the ATD International Conference & Expo, ATD Core 4, ATD TechKnowledge, Learning Solutions, DevLearn, SHRM Conference and Training Magazine Conference. 

Review my LinkedIn profile for more details on my professional experience.