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EdCast’s Innovation Awards Bring Learning Technology Leaders to Silicon Valley

3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit to feature Innovation Awards gala with recipients that include GE, HPE, Walmart, McDonald’s, Accenture and others

Mountain View, CA – July 27, 2017 – EdCast, the award-winning AI-powered Knowledge Cloud for personalized learning and sales enablement, is proud to host the 3rd Annual Future Learning 2020 Summit on August 23-24, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Santa Clara, CA.
EdCast will also host the Innovation Awards gala on Thursday, August 24, after the Summit daytime program concludes, with exclusive access to revolutionary learning leaders. EdCast is also excited to have television host and actress JJ Snyder (2 Broke Girls, Two and a Half Men, On The Red Carpet) host the Innovation Awards dinner. For more information, go to
At this year’s Summit, the Innovation Awards gala will honor the most well-respected individuals and businesses making impactful changes to the corporate learning industry. Award winners were selected based on the processes these organizations used to address key learning and knowledge-sharing challenges, how their respective solutions were implemented, and the measurable outcomes of their efforts.
A sample of 2017 Innovation Award winners are below:


SDG Academy McDonald’s




JP Morgan Chase


Shire Dell EMC

Kraft Heinz

Tech Mahindra Sprint HP Life

GP Strategies

In addition, the ceremony will be highlighted by the issuance of Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizing Josh Bersin, Founder and Principal of Bersin by Deloitte, honoring his unique leadership role and achievements in the L&D industry, and Esther Wojcicki, author of Moonshots in Education and an accomplished journalism teacher.
The agenda and event details for the August event can be found at the Future Learning 2020 Summit event page. The summit will be a thought-provoking event for senior leaders interested in the changing landscape of training and knowledge-sharing and will feature key focus areas that include Design Thinking, AR/VR and AI/ML technologies.
“We are thrilled at the growing interest in our Future Learning 2020 Summit and in this year’s Innovation Awards gala,” said Karl Mehta, Founder and CEO of EdCast. “We are honored to welcome many of the world’s visionary learning leaders and discussing the most important challenges in the corporate learning space.”
Among the notable industry leaders who will be speaking are Rahul Varma, Accenture’s Talent and Learning Officer, Karie Willyerd, Head of Global Education at SAP Successfactors, Rob Nail, CEO of Singularity, Sarah Franklin, SVP Developer Relations at Salesforce, Charles Atkins, VP & CLO at Dell EMC, Kristofor Swanson, ‎Executive Director & Head of Digital Learning at JPMorgan Chase, and Charles Jennings, Co-Founder, 70:20:10 Institute.
EdCast has partnered with great organizations to make the Summit successful, including edX, Amazon Web Services, Tsunami AR/VR, iVentiv, I4CP, Global Mindset, and the Corporate Learning Innovation Council.
Space is limited, and the Summit is almost sold out. Registrations can be made online at:
About EdCast
EdCast’s award-winning Knowledge Cloud uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics to weave together internal content, expert insights, and millions of external resources. The result is an easy-to-use, distributed personalized knowledge discovery platform. EdCast’s solutions, including its Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and SalesU suite of sales enablement tools, are now being used by more than 50 global companies, including GE, HPE, Dell EMC and Accenture. EdCast’s executive team has a track record of building large-scale transformational technology solutions and is passionate about enhancing enterprise knowledge-sharing, training and learning experiences for organizations around the world.

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