Andrew Vanderpal - Director
Andy is co-founder of Smart eLearning, and is a design and development consultant. He is a qualified trainer and has vast experience in face-to-face facilitation, blended, and virtual. Andy had a successful career training educational professionals in schools and establishments around the country, before training for BskyB and TeleTech.
Andy grew up in the Middle East and is very culturally aware, he applies this when developing courses for a global audience.
Andy was a front runner in the development of mobile compatible eLearning, and successfully built and deployed one of the first mLearning solutions to CinemaNow.
Andy shares two young children with Samantha, For this reason his favourite drinks are Red Bull and Caramel Macchiato. His hobbies include Gaming, Lord of the Rings, Final Fantasy and Diablo (any of them) His favourite music is Happy Hardcore.
Samantha Vanderpal - Director
Samantha is co-founder of Smart eLearning, and is an instructional design consultant. She is a qualified trainer and has vast experience in face-to-face facilitation, blended, and virtual. She has written curricula teaching trainers how to successfully adopt virtual facilitation as part of their offering.
Samantha has taken various cultural awareness workshops to ensure that her work is always on the mark. Samantha has worked with many large organizations around the globe to revolutionize and refresh their training programmes, both in designing, developing and delivering the final product.
Samantha is both Co-director at Smart eLearning and a mother of two young children. For this reason, her favourite beverage is coffee, her favourite hobbies are sleeping, spray painting, separating playdoh into the correct containers, and her favourite music is nursery rhymes… and Metallica
The Smart eLearning Team
With over 25 team members in the USA, UK, and the Far East, we are proud to showcase our talents. We’re a weird and wonderful bunch with a combined experience of the learning development process from start to finish – Our team works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week because we know what it takes to make your project a success.
Nick Cowan – Voice Artist
Nick is one of our premier voice artists and has narrated on some of our largest projects. Nick also narrates many ebooks, articles and blogs.
John Cox- BD Manager
John excels at generating new business sales from both existing and new business verticals. John is a relationship builder and prides himself on being adept at understanding the needs of his clients and implementing actionable solutions to drive their business objectives with creative and engaging programs.
John’s 30+year career spans everything from production floor operative, sales associate, call centre team leader, media and advertising before finding his forte in business development. John has extensive experience as a speaker and leveraged this during his time working trade shows to inspire interest and connect with his clients. John’s expertise includes but is not limited to:
• Project Managment
• Community Mangement (for social media [creating tactics from objective, writing & implementing social media content and Facebook ad buying, placement, and analytics tracking] for all social media platforms)
• Content producer (for email campaigns [creating & database management] online content and video production)
Parag Anekar – Design and Development Team Lead
Parag leads a team of exceptionally talented designers and developers to deliver courses in all languages. He specialises in media rich, immersive design.
Parag’s tools of choice include the Adobe suite, Captivate, Lectora, and Articulate
Vishwas Goyal – Design and Development Team Lead
Vishwas leads a team of exceptionally talented designers and developers to deliver courses in all languages. He specialises in media rich, immersive design.
Vishwas’ tools of choice include the Adobe suite, Captivate, Lectora, and Articulate
Elizabeth Hauser – BD Manager
As a Senior B2B Marketer and Learning Strategist, I draw on over 12 years of experience working across multiple sectors such as Professional Support Services, Financial, and Tech. I help businesses achieve more by creating employee development strategies and tactical campaigns which drive capability growth within the workforce by thinking, doing, and measuring differently.
- Sam Vanderpal: Director of Learning Technologies
- Andy Vanderpal: Director of Learning Development
- Nick Cowan: Voice Talent and Audio Production
- Konner Vanderpal: Social Media Manager
- Parag Anekar: Design and Development Team Lead
- Vishwas Goyal: Design and Development Team Lead