Speaker Profile


John Hindman

Learning and Performance Improvement Leader, Tooling U-SME

John Hindman is Tooling U-SME’s Learning and Performance Improvement (LPI) Leader. John acts as a champion for applying best practices to developing performance-based workforce development strategies in today’s manufacturing environments. He partners with manufacturing learning champions to develop tactics and business plans for the deployment of effective and efficient career pathway programs from onboarding to high performance progression levels. Learning and development strategies are grounded through the development of competency-based frameworks which produce measurable results that meet human capital challenges in employee engagement, growth and retention. John has led many webinars and facilitated a number of workshops on best practices in workforce development, including Training in 2013, FABTEC in 2013 and 2014, The Big M Conference in 2013, tuXperience 2012-2014, and the Oil and Gas Summit in 2014. Furthermore, John has been bylined in whitepapers discussing minimizing the manufacturing skills gap through instructionally sound learning and development programs. He continues to research and put into practice new techniques on adult learning and the development of a millennial workforce.



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