Chief Learning Officer Announces 2015 Learning In Practice Award Winners

Over 70 firms and L&D practitioners recognized for workforce
development initiatives that deliver significant results

CHICAGO & AUSTIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chief Learning Officer magazine, published by Human Capital Media
(HCM), the largest integrated media company in the human resources
industry, announced the winners of its 15th annual Learning In Practice
awards at a recognition ceremony last night preceding the Fall 2015
Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Austin, Texas.

The annual awards recognize outstanding enterprise education leaders,
departments and vendors who have developed and implemented exemplary
learning and development programs that produce measurable results for
their companies.

To learn more about the Learning In Practice awards program and to see
the full list of this year’s winners, please visit:

Awards were presented in more than 16 categories including business
impact, collaboration, global learning, innovation, strategy,
technology, trailblazer, academic partnerships, blended technology,
community service, learning content, e-learning, gaming and simulations,
and social learning.

“The Learning In Practice awards celebrate the truly outstanding work of
practitioners in the L&D field,” said Mike Prokopeak, editor in chief of
HCM. “The energy, passion, commitment and vision they bring to their
work every day is an invaluable asset to their organizations and an
inspiration to the rest of the industry.”

The night’s most prestigious award, CLO of the Year, went to Kimo
Kippen, chief learning officer at Hilton Worldwide. After joining the
company in 2010, Kippen launched Hilton Worldwide University to deliver
training and development opportunities to employees at all levels from
corporate headquarters to Hilton’s 4,200 hotels, resorts and time-share
properties in 93 countries.

The judges, who included past winners of the CLO of the Year awards,
recognized Kippen for his combination of strategic vision, focus on
execution and ongoing commitment to the advancement of the industry.

Other award winners included learning leaders from a wide range of
industries and companies including Southwest Airlines, General Motors
and Xerox, among others.


Human Capital Media (HCM), publisher of Chief Learning Officer
magazine, is the largest integrated media company serving the human
capital, management and workforce development industries. Through
award-winning content, events, awards and research, HCM delivers
valuable news, analysis, tools and solutions to make the most of human
capital, as well as creates a vibrant community where decision makers
and solution providers connect to solve their greatest workplace


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