We build technology-backed learning environments that empower people to realize their potential

The Team

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John Kruper

Chief Learning Officer

John is head of TalentSprout, Chief Learning Officer of SYKES Enterprises, and a certified geek who enjoys building environments that enable people to connect and learn. When not playing on technology’s bleeding edge, he enjoys discovering new wines and improving his running, photography, and drumming skills.


Carl Puccio

VP, Learning Design and Development

Carl heads up the Learning Design and Development team at TalentSprout. He's been doing instructional design and development work for 25 years. He says "if you genuinely value people, can write well, and want to create amazing learning experiences for others—then come check us out!"


Matthew Christensen

VP, Learning Technology

Matt has managed teams that built learning management systems, learning content management systems, recruiting systems, classroom assistance tools, and integration engines. You could say he's done a lot.


Robbie Conaway

Creative Director

Robbie is in charge of all things visual. His years of experience in the music, film, and advertising industries have been an essential asset (aka our "secret weapon") to our branding and deliverables.


Brian Davies

Director, Learning Technologies

Brian has a BA in computer science from Bowdoin College and an MS from Northwestern University, specializing in application of artificial intelligence algorithms to educational software. A 20 year EdTech veteran, he makes authoring tools and courseware that are usable, reliable, maintainable, interoperable, and beautiful.


Cyndy Witz

Program Manager

Cyndy leads TalentSprout’s Program Management initiative. She’s focused her career on managing teams of highly talented people as well as project management processes to ensure on-time and on-budget completion of large-scale projects for universities and corporations alike.


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