As the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals, the American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) is at the forefront of trends in learning and workforce development. Led by president and CEO Tony Bingham, ASTD offers programs and services to help members and practitioners improve individual and organizational performance through learning.
Together with the board of directors and supported by a staff of more than 100 and a wide volunteer network, he is focused on helping members build their business acumen, understand the profession’s role in narrowing skills gaps, connect their work to the strategic priorities of business, and help their organizations leverage talent.
With broad-based business, financial, operational, and technical management expertise, Bingham joined ASTD in 2001 as the chief operating officer and as chief information officer. He became president and CEO in February 2004.
Contributor to ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals - Available as article-length Fast Fundamentals whitepaper (PDF download): Getting to Relevance as a Learning Professional.