With billions spent on corporate training yearly, companies just can’t afford for employees to forget knowledge they gain. A knowledge management...
KM Institute Chairman & Chief Instructor
Douglas Weidner is a respected KM trainer, consultant, columnist, conference speaker and mentor.
Douglas developed the internationally acclaimed Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM) and Master CKM Certification Programs, based on his KM consulting and training experiences. He first taught the CKM in June 2001 and through KM Institute, has trained well over 6,000 Certificants worldwide.
He has trained, certified and advised KM leaders in most every U.S. Government Agency and all major U.S. military services and joint combatant commands, non-governmental organizations, and over one thousand commercial firms worldwide. His focus is on developing KM Institute's Knowledge Maturity Model (KMM™), the KM Transformation Solution™ and on expanding KMI's worldwide KM Certification offerings.
Douglas is an engineering graduate of the US Air Force Academy--MBA in Business Economics (UCLA), MSIE in Operations Research.
VP of Business Development
Eric manages KMI's marketing strategy, offering custom training solutions to clients, and leads the KMI Partner and Consulting Programs.
Eric brings a successful sales and marketing background to KM Institute. Prior to his role as co-founder of KM Institute (2004) and its predecessor KM firm, Eric led sales for IBM Global Services, where he helped professionals earn their Certifications from Microsoft and other technical training programs. He taught internal customer service teams and helped drive new business by adopting grass-roots sales initiatives. In the mid-1990s, Eric helped grow a small start-up that became the first ever "online shopping mall" for the U.S. Federal Government.
Eric graduated from George Mason University in 1995 with a degree in Communications.
Director of Production
Brandon graduated with a B.A. in English from Virginia's George Mason University.
Director of Customer Experience
Marie is on KMI's marketing team, managing online strategies, with a focus on providing excellent customer service to students, instructors and consultants. She manages program logistics, content marketing and social media efforts for KMI. Marie's background includes sales and marketing roles in the interiors, art and education spheres.
Marie holds a B.S. in Education from the University of Maryland, and has done graduate work in Human Resource Management at George Mason University.
Zach Wahl, expert in knowledge and information management strategy, content strategy, and taxonomy design, presents a brief explanation of the...