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Kenneth Phillips, CPLP

Ken is founder and CEO of Phillips Associates, a consulting and publishing company with expertise in performance management, measurement and evaluation of learning and sales performance. He has more than 25 years experience designing learning instruments and assessments and has authored more than a dozen published learning instruments. He regularly speaks to Association for Talent Development (ATD) groups and university classes. Since 2008, he has spoken at the ATD International Conference on topics related to measurement and evaluation of learning.

Prior to pursuing a Ph.D. in the combined fields of organizational behavior and educational administration at Northwestern University, Ken held management positions with two colleges and two national corporations. In addition, he has written articles that have appeared in T+D magazine, Training Today and

Currently Ken is serving his tenth year on the board of directors of the Chicagoland Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (CCATD), and was chapter president in 2008. He earned the Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential from national ATD in 2006 as a pilot pioneer and was recertified in 2009 and again in 2012. In January 2009, he also was appointed to serve a three-year term (2009-2011) as a member of the ATD National Advisors for Chapters (NAC) committee.


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