Darin Hartley has been working in the training industry for 25 years and has an undergraduate and graduate degree in Corporate Training and Training Management. He is currently the President & Founder of The Janus Experience, LLC. and works in Poulsbo, WA in the greater Seattle metropolitan area.
Previously, he was the Vice President of Sales at Intrepid Learning, Inc. He focused on driving new revenue, increasing the lifetime value of acquired clients, and ruthlessly working to reduce the cost of acquisition of clients.
He is a creative sales professional and always identifies innovative approaches into new and existing clients. He has sold initial and ongoing services into multiple Fortune 500 companies, including several multi-million dollar multi-year projects and more than $40 M in revenue over his tenure at Intrepid Learning, Inc. and Intrepid Learning Solutions, Inc.
He was the Director of the E-Learning Courseware Certification (ECC) Program for the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD). He managed various teams at Dell Learning during his five years at Dell Computer Corporation. Darin has presented previously at ISPI International, ASTD International, the ASTD Technical Skills Training Conference, and many others on a variety of topics. He has keynoted for national and international learning and training conferences for a variety of organizations.
He has authored articles for T+D, Technical & Skills Training, and WorkForce Magazines. Darin wrote Job Analysis at the Speed of Reality, for HRD Press in 1999 and, On-Demand Learning: Training in the New Millennium in 2000. Darin wrote, Selling E-Learning, in 2001. In 2003, he had a chapter published in The AMA E-Learning Handbook. Darin formerly served as the Chairman of the ASTD Certification Institute. His fourth book,10 Steps to Successful Social Networking for Business, was published in April 2010 (ASTD Press).
Prior to Dell, Darin worked for Lockheed Martin, EG&G, General Physics Corporation, and the US Navy as a nuclear power plant operator ( 8 years).
Darin is a 2014 ASTD CPLP Fellow award winner.
He has been married for over thirty years and has two adult sons.
During his leisure time, he likes to brew beer, read, watch Miami Dolphins football, and write. He also works on his first novel, Streets of Blame.