Mark Sivy Bio


During my career I’ve gained experience, skills, and knowledge in the fields of training, learning, talent development, and leadership. Additionally, I’ve received graduate-level education that has focused on learning design and program development, instructional delivery, learning and leadership theory, and human performance improvement. Having this comprehensive background, I merge ongoing practice, research, and innovation as a means to meet professional obligations and contribute to organization effectiveness and success.


·   Learning, training and talent development
·   Learning program management
·   Instructional design and deployment
·   Adult learning theory application
·   In-person, online and blended learning
·   E-Learning and learning technologies
·   Assessment, evaluation and data analysis
·   Instructional systems technology
·   Human performance improvement
·   Communication (written, oral, and virtual)
·   Collaboration and cross-functional teams
·   Complex analysis and problem-solving
·   Critical, abstract and creative thinking
·   Evidence-based research and practice
·   Project, knowledge and innovation management

To merge my personal experience, skills, and knowledge with research, theory, technology, and innovation to enable and enhance online educational practice, leadership, and operations.

• Increased a physics program’s enrollment by over 1200% through the use of innovative instructional design, implementation of educational technologies, and accommodation of learner diversity.
• Established a major university’s online learning program, technical infrastructure, and support unit.
• In collaboration with IT and library staff, created a community college's digital media center, faculty instructional technology center, and student digital learning commons.
• Created a virtual learning environment for a state community college system and used it to host college classes and offer online faculty professional development, technical training, and support.
• Hosted and co-directed an annual three-day global virtual conference for a state university system.
• Managed a global team that delivered a two-day workshop on entrepreneurial and technological skills to an international group of learners in the Middle East.

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