Wednesday, March 10 | 2:00 – 2:45 p.m. E.T.

The pandemic has upended learning and development. Engaging learners and reinforcing knowledge is harder than ever in dispersed teams. In the face of new and persisting challenges, learning leaders must find opportunities to rethink learning and make programs even more effective. The good news is that learning professionals and trainers are stepping up to deliver results in innovative ways.

This session offers actionable strategies and best practices to take advantage of this pivotal moment in the learning industry. Join Mary Charles, director of sales enablement at Allego, and Wayne St. Amand, chief marketing officer at Allego, to learn how to optimize your initiatives and maximize training in a virtual environment.

You’ll learn:

  • How to balance self-paced and instructor-led coursework to drive engagement.
  • Why providing learning in context improves understanding and retention.
  • Tactics for pivoting from a firehose approach to just-in-time learning approach.
  • Ways to evaluate the best blend of formal and informal learning.
  • How to determine the right mix of live and recorded sessions.


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Mary Charles, Director of Sales Enablement, Allego
Mary Charles is a successful sales enablement leader with over 20 years of experience in the software industry. She specializes in leveraging modern learning techniques and tools to enable global software sales teams to achieve revenue objectives in fast-paced, competitive environments.
Wayne St. Amand, Chief Marketing Officer, Allego
Wayne St. Amand is responsible for driving business expansion through Allego’s global corporate and product marketing initiatives. A seasoned marketing leader, Wayne most recently served as global chief marketing officer and senior vice president of Nielsen’s marketing effectiveness business unit. Wayne has a long track record of accelerating the growth of technology businesses, playing a key role in one initial public offering and three $100+ million exits.