Press-Release

Upside Learning Appoints Director Client Solutions UK & Europe

September 2012
I enjoy the challenge of marrying Technology and Learning to build solutions that add value and support people in the work place. The opportunity of being part of an eLearning company whose innovative products and services are helping organisations drive performance and business improvement is exciting!

Alan SamuelDirector Client Solutions – Europe
Upside Learning

Alan Samuel

With a view to establishing closer communications with its clients and strengthening its reach in the overseas market, Upside Learning recently welcomed Alan Samuel, former head of UK operations at Tata Interactive Systems, as Director of Client Solutions for the UK & Europe. Alan will head Upside Learning’s offshore Europe and UK market to manage and promote the company’s award–winning suite of eLearning solutions and services.

With over 12 years of eLearning experience, Alan brings with him a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the use of learning technologies in the corporate, education and publishing sectors in the UK market. Prior to joining Upside Learning, Alan headed Tata Interactive Systems’ UK operations for almost 10 years and was a partner in The Learning Coach, a company specialising in building eLearning capability. He has hands–on experience of working with offshore environments and teams, and has helped a number of Fortune 500 companies to develop their eLearning strategies and build eLearning portfolios. Apart from these, Alan has also held senior roles in the fields of IT offshoring, hospitality, media and advertising.

A strong believer in the role of technology in improving and supporting business and individual performance, Alan holds a track record of excellent customer relationships, and is well known for being a leader with clear, direct and effective communication skills.

“I enjoy the challenge of marrying Technology and Learning to build solutions that add value and support people in the work place. The opportunity of being part of an eLearning company whose innovative products and services are helping organisations drive performance and business improvement is exciting!”, said Alan.

“We are pleased to have Alan join us in our journey towards providing the best eLearning solutions in Europe and the UK. His extensive experience in working with offshore teams and a clear understanding of eLearning will help us immensely in strengthening our relationship with our clients and developing effective eLearning strategies for them”, said Amit Garg, Director of Custom Leaning Solutions at Upside Learning.