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 education sessions, host workshops and deliver keynotes for organizations around the world.  Check out my schedule  to see where I'm speaking next or browse my presentation archive to review past content.


I collaborate with teams of all sizes to reimagine their workplace learning and performance practices. I also facilitate ideation workshops with L&D and HR practitioners to challenge their perspective and enable change.


I curate proven practices on a range of  learning and performance topics as part of my ongoing commitment to the global L&D community. Check out the blog, insights and curation sections for more details.


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, Training & Development Magazine, Training Industry and Training MagazineI 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.