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eSyncTraining Instructors


eSyncTraining is dedicated to bringing best-in-class instructors for courses across each software platform. With its unique focus on synchronous online teaching, eSyncTraining is unhampered by geographical bounds, literally able to scour the globe in search of the most talented and knowledgeable instructors for every course. Led by Chief Training Officer, Mike Kollen, one of the leading ColdFusion and Flex instructors and who has already logged thousands of hours of synchronous training on Adobe Connect, the eSyncTraining team has deep ties with instructors throughout the design and development communities. Their relationships with publishers also enable unmatched access to platform innovation and new features with each software release version, enriching the instructors' ability to deliver hands-on real world web technology solutions.

The eSyncTraining learning platform was designed to make it easy for students to get access the leading instructors and developers around the globe, delivering invaluable live synchronous training and interactivity, as well as an ability to search, review, and replay each of their instructor's sessions through the Student Center archives. Rounding out our comprehensive course offerings, eSyncTraining has already signed on several of the industry's most prolific instructors and continues to seek out top talent for other courses.

Mike Kollen: ColdFusion / Flex / AIR / Actionscript / Adobe Connect / Cairngorm / Java / SQL Server / C# Mike has unmatched experience as a lead web technology instructor in a synchronous training environment. He has also built and designed over 60 websites and served as a Lead Architect for multiple web 1.0 and dynamic 2.0 RIA applications. In addition, Mike is the Co-Founder of the Boeing Flex and ColdFusion User Groups and an Adobe Certified Flex and ColdFusion Instructor. For years, he has educated aspiring to high-end web development professionals at The Boeing Company, pioneering a synchronous learning program through UC Irvine and serving as the Chief Architect for the Web E-Synchronous Training division to Boeing employees.

Jacquie Beck: Adobe Connect / Other Products 

undefinedJacquie Beck, M.Ed. has been creating interactive learning applications for over 20 years. She is a Master Trainer for Adobe and has authored several articles on Virtual Training and written several books on Best Practices for eLearning and Web Conferencing Etiquette. She has worked with The Ford Motor Company, Boeing, KPMG, FedEx, Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, Disney, Wharton Business School, Florida State University, Department of Defense, EPA, FDA and many other companies with diverse eLearning initiatives. Ms. Beck is the Senior Vice President, Training & Business Development, at eSyncTraining and ConnectExtensions.

Anita Horsley: Captivate / Adobe Connect

undefinedAnita has a diverse background including world traveler, firefighter world champion, and local and state government involvement. She is an Adobe Certified Instructor and Adobe Certified Expert in Adobe Captivate and have a Masters’ degree in Education. User Group manager for the Adobe eLearning Community – Carolina Join:

Mark Fletcher: Captivate / Dreamweaver

undefinedMark Fletcher has been in the IT industry for 20 years. He is seasoned instructional designer and Adobe Captivate expert who has created eLearning content for clients including Adobe Systems and Mark is also the instructional designer for the Dreamweaver interactive simulation which accompanies the Dreamweaver Bible by Joseph Lowery (Wiley Publishing) and was the technical editor for CSS Hacks and Filters by Joseph Lowery (Wiley Publishing, Inc.). Mark has presented at a number of Learning Conferences on behalf of Adobe Europe and is a regular contributor to Adobe's Developer Centre.