Speaker Profile


John Hindman

Director of Learning and Performance Improvement, Tooling U-SME

John Hindman is Tooling U-SME’s Director of Learning and Performance Improvement. 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 work-based competency frameworks which produce measurable results that meet Human Capital challenges in employee engagement, growth and retention.
John is in his second year speaking at our conference and has facilitated a number of workshops on best practices in workforce development across the country. Furthermore, John has been bylined in whitepapers discussing the minimizing of the manufacturing skills gap through instructionally-sound Learning and Development programs. John continues to research and put into practice new techniques on adult learning and the development of a millennial workforce.


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