Dana Alan Koch
Learning Research and Innovation Lead, Accenture
Dana is a Learning Geek – literally – he is one of three hosts of the bi-monthly Learning Geeks Podcast. He brings 30 years of experience in learning and talent development and most recently is leading a team of learning researchers and innovators at Accenture. The team is currently experimenting with immersive technologies, gaming strategies, wearables, blockchain, artificial intelligence, and chatbots for learning. Dana led Accenture’s work in durable learning to help increase learning efficiency. His current research focuses on Learning in the Future. Dana holds patents for his work in learning and learning technology, is a frequent conference presenter, and is a contributing author on several books on learning. He has designed courses on everything from finance to chemistry and from innovation to contract risk. Dana has a BA from Brigham Young University in organizational communications and an MA from Northwestern University’s Institute for the Learning Sciences.