OUR MANAGEMENT TEAM AT ESYNCTRAININGThe leaders others look to in the design and development communities.
Mike Kollen, CTO / Architect
Mike has extensive experience as a lead web technology developer and 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. For his efforts, Mike received the UC Irvine 2007 Dean’s Outstanding Service and the 2005 Distinguished Instructor of the Year Awards. During the last five years, he has logged over 5,000 hours of live synchronous training using both Adobe Connect and WebEx.
While his students are located around the globe, Mike is a native of California and currently resides in Orange County with his family.
Matt Brunini, VP of Professional Services
Matt brings significant account and project management expertise to the eSyncTraining professional services team, having spent the last fifteen years running development, branding, user experience, and marketing projects. With a home base in Los Angeles, Matt has been running a strategic marketing and development company (www.articulationagency.com) since 1998 and has worked on initiatives for some of the largest companies in the world. Matt has created and managed powerful brand experiences for large-scale projects both online and off. His strength is in his ability to help his clients develop the right strategy and user experience to meet and exceed their goals, while also truly supporting their brand. He has also been copywriting for his entire career and is able synthesize highly technical concepts and workflow into succinct and actionable content that connects with each client’s target audience—no matter their level of sophistication. Matt has worked across a wide variety of industries, having led large and successful initiatives for firms in consumer products, financial services, entertainment, real estate, and a long line of B2B service providers.
Matt graduated with honors in economics from UCSB, hails from the surfside community of Encinitas, and enjoys traveling the world and expressing himself through his writing.
Jacquie Beck, SVP of Sales and Training
Jacquie 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.