JD Dillon is the LearnGeek.

I'm JD, the founder and principal at LearnGeek, a workplace education, engagement and insights group focused on helping organizations improve their learning ecosystems, enable their employees and achieve their business goals. 

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.

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 almost 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. 


I facilitate a variety of education sessions within the global workplace learning community. These include conference sessions, workshops and online webinars. Visit the SPEAKING section of this website for my full LearnGeek event schedule.


I regularly advise teams on their workplace learning and performance visions. I meet one-on-one with a practitioner to help shape their initial perspective. I also facilitate ideation workshops with L&D and HR management 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. Then, I share my insights  through my writing and speaking activities. Check out the INSIGHTS section of this website for a sample of my curation activity.


I am an experienced event host who is ready and willing to share your story with any audience. Online or in-person. International conferences to local awards ceremonies. Podcasts. Webinars. Team gatherings.