Workplace L&D

Learning Pool Appoint Sharon Claffey Kaliouby

Sharon Claffey Kaliouby Nottingham (UK), February 2020 - Learning Pool, a leading eLearning company, is delighted to announce the immediate appointment of Sharon Claffey Kaliouby as VP, North America. Sharon was most recently a Learning Fellow & Advisor for Elliott Masie Productions and previously Head of Global Learning & Development for State Street Global Advisors in Boston, Massachusetts.

"I’m so excited to be joining the Learning Pool team," said Sharon. "I’ve been passionate about workplace learning and development for as long as I can remember and can’t wait to play a leading role in the company’s conversation with customers here in the US and Canada. Learning Pool has a unique value proposition in a crowded learning technologies market, and I hope to make a significant contribution to the ongoing development of both our business and the industry."

Duncan Shores, Learning Pool’s Chief Commercial Officer, believes that Sharon’s significant experience and energy will continue to help the company build its global brand and achieve ambitious growth. “Sharon Claffey Kaliouby has held several high-profile executive roles in learning and development with the likes of State Street Corporation, Thomson Reuters, and Enterprise Ireland." He continued, "We’re delighted that she’s chosen to join the Learning Pool family as her next career step and believe that she’ll be a great advocate for the analytics-led, personalized workflow learning we’re delivering in collaboration with our customers."

As well as working with Learning Pool, Sharon is co-founder of the #WomeninLearning initiative. Her honors include being named one of the 2019 Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development—Americas and the 2018 Learning & Performance Institute Professional of the Year. She is also a two-time member of the USFA National gold-medal women's sabre fencing team.

Learning Pool’s expert team creates the content and technology solutions that engage and empower modern learners around the world. During the summer of 2019, the company displayed further commitment to its relationships with North American clients with the acquisition of HT2 Labs and the latter’s Boston office.