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Jon Tota

Host, LearningLife with Jon Tota

on Tota began his career as a business analyst and trainer in the financial services industry and co-founded Edulence in 2002 to deliver digital media training to financial advisors. Jon created Knowledgelink as one of the first subscription-based online video training services and evolved it into a software platform to help experts and corporations educate employees and customers anywhere. Knowledgelink has gone on to deliver hundreds of thousands of online courses each year to over half a million users and become the leading video training platform in multiple vertical industries.

The team at Edulence scaled the Knowledgelink business to earn several industry awards over the years, including consecutive years on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies in America. In 2020, Edulence was acquired by eLearning Brothers to make Knowledgelink the LMS platform for one of the most trusted brands in the Learning & Development space. Today, Jon leads product design for LMS/LXP platforms at eLearning Brothers and serves as a product evangelist for the company to help customers get the most value from their eLearning solutions.

In 2016, Jon founded Syntax + Motion, a video and podcast production studio in Burlington, VT where the team has produced 7 original podcast shows available on all major channels. For the past 3 years and over 100 episodes, Jon has hosted the popular weekly Learning & Development interview show, Learning Life with Jon Tota.

From 2017-2020, Jon served as the global Virtual Learning Chair for Entrepreneurs' Organization. In this role, he launched EO's first virtual learning platform for over 14,000 members in 188 chapters worldwide and led the 2019 production of the week-long EO 24/7 live virtual event for over 60,000 online viewers.

Jan. 12, 2021

The future of learning experience design

Jon Tota, CEO and founder of Syntax + Motion and host of the Learning Life Podcast, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about The future of learning experience design. Shifting focus from the teacher to …

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