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Ed Sattar

Ed Sattar
Ed Sattar
Chairman Ed Tech Ventures

Ed Sattar | Chairman EdTech Ventures

Sattar has invested 20 years in the elearning industry and made significant contributions across multiple industries. His experiences include extensive research and consulting to convert training into high impact personalize learning experience for a modern learner. He innovated how to deliver compliance training through a learning management system without comprising learner retention. Most recently , he has developed a unique proprietary Instructional Delivery Methodology called QS Learn and embedded into industry first cognitive learning platform CLIPP which is based on artificial intelligence. During his tenure, he has identified key criteria and e-learning compliance standards that are currently being published and implemented.

Ed Sattar has been nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award three times and was among the top seven finalists in 2009. He has appeared on the Deloitte Fast 50 as the leader of the 6th fastest growing company in Texas , was awarded the economic engine award by Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce Award, ranked 31st among the top 50 CEO for SMB by USA Today on August 2019 , nominated as the best CEO 2019 by ABJ , was featured in CEO Monthly and got the companies listed in Inc 5000 several times as one of the fastest growing companies under his leadership.

Ed studied Electrical Engineering and Finance at the University of Texas at Austin.

Specialties: Start-up Business, Business Model Optimization, Product Strategy, Creating Value and Staging Businesses For Acquisition

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  1. learning workforce optimization

    Skills Replace Jobs: Elevating Your Employees' Potential behind Actionable Skills


    The very idea of a "job" as we know it—a distinct set of roles and duties assigned to a specific individual—has been the bedrock of organizational structure for ages. However, this tried-and-true method might not be as infallible as once believed. A rising tide of forward-thinking companies is reimagining how to delegate and manage tasks by prioritizing skills over traditional job titles (Deloitte) or academic qualifications.

    Let's delve into the factors fueling this revolutionary shift:

    - Tackling performance pressures: An increasingly large percentage of marketers feel their companies fall short in aptly matching talent to tasks. By shifting to a skills-centric approach, businesses can ensure work is allocated based on an individual's technical proficiency, interpersonal strengths, and potential growth in related fields. This precise matching is shown to not only optimize productivity but also position businesses 52% ahead in the innovation curve.

    - Catering to the demand for agility: The modern workspace is rapidly evolving. A whopping 63% of executives reveal that employees regularly take on projects outside their official job roles. 81% of these leaders acknowledge the growing trend of cross-functional collaborations. This calls for a flexible approach where employees can be moved around based on their skills, not just their titles, enhancing an organization's ability to pivot quickly. Adopters of this approach have shown to be 57% more agile.

    - Addressing talent gaps: A skills-focused perspective offers a broader understanding of what an individual can bring to the table, negating the limitations set by their previous job roles or academic bac

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  2. Four things your team might get wrong about data visualization

    4 Things Your Team Might Get Wrong about Data Visualization

    Categories: Data Science

    Analysts can lack clarity in their analysis processes, overly focus on design over function, forget to consider context, and over-rely on automation when implementing data visualization.

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  3. learning options for returning students

    A Practical Guide for Adults Returning to a Learning Environment

    Categories: Apprenticeships

    Students returning to an academic environment can choose from among a variety of learning options, including bootcamps, apprenticeship learning models and university degree programs.

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