Simon Greany

Elucidat Chief Learning Officer  & Co-founder 

Simon is a digital learning and training leader with over 15 years of experience in the industry. He’s led numerous award-winning elearning projects, run a successful learning agency, and spoken at international events.  He currently hosts a podcast series called Learning at Large where he speaks to world leaders in learning and organizational development, to get to the heart of what makes real change possible.  

His vision is to enable organizations to respond to change more quickly, by giving everyone the power to produce and manage effective digital learning – learning that has a real impact.

He is passionate about using technology to build a learning culture within organizations; where experts share knowledge with peers and where people continually make the personal changes needed to support scalable change.


Taking risks to keep pace in retail L&D – with Flying Tiger [PODCAST]

With fast paced change and high employee turnover, retail is a unique sector. Learning and development in this dynamic landscape presents many challenges. Hear Roberta Guinzoni, HR Director at Flying Tiger Copenhagen, share her insights into what makes retail L&D successful. Find out how she keeps pace with change and why being experimental is essential. […]

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How to drive learning that counts – with Porter Novelli [PODCAST]

Why does supporting learning conversations at scale matter? How can you create space for learning within a business? How can you support global audiences without an LMS? Simon Greany is joined by Melissa Taylor, Global L&D leader at Porter Novelli, discussing live examples of how you can motivate your audience to drive learning that counts. […]

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Putting the passion back into retail L&D: 5 top takeaways (Ep16)

How can you make a business case for learning and development? What is the vital missing ingredient for most staff training programs? Why must learning be a personal choice? In this week’s episode, we spoke to Bob Phibbs, aka, The Retail Doctor. Bob shares some inspiring examples of scalable learning interventions that have boosted company […]

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Retail learning: 5 steps for success [PODCAST]

The world is changing – and never has an industry felt the shockwaves of this change like retail has. Adaptation, evolution and significant shifts in buyer behavior are the order of the decade; as you’d expect this has had a notable impact on business priorities. Retail learning and L&D has had to keep pace, often […]

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Designing learning for mega-impact: 7 top takeaways (Ep14)

How you can make a societal impact and not just an organizational impact with your learning strategy? What does change really look like? How do you position digital content in a more meaningful way? How can you do more with less? These are the important questions answered in this week’s episode of Learning at Large… […]

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Building scalable microlearning journeys: 5 top takeaways (Ep12)

How do you manage vast microlearning libraries? And deliver microlearning journeys that have a genuine transformational impact? In episode 12 we look at the lessons learned from developing thousands of digital learning products with Treion Muller. Including localization challenges and how to overcome them, plus some tips for moving from classroom to online. Read on […]

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Embracing the challenge culture: 6 top takeaways (Ep11)

What are the secret ingredients for a healthy culture? How should you be designing compliance learning? What does a CEO look for in a successful L&D team? And finally… How can the challenge culture help transform your organization? We took a slightly different approach to Learning at Large this week, speaking with Nigel Travis, Executive […]

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Supporting the learning demands of 2.5 million technical specialists: 4 key takeaways (Ep8)

How can ‘performance adjacent learning’ contribute to learner retention? Why are nuance and complexity essential to gathering performance metrics? How do you keep up with best practice? We’ve pulled out the 4 top takeaways from Simon’s conversation with Karen Hebert-Maccaro, Chief Learning Experience Officer at O’Reilly Media, who supports over 2.5 million technical specialists worldwide.  […]

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How to make human-centered learning a reality: 6 top takeaways (Ep6)

What does a bottom-up approach for delivering learning look like? Which types of learning experience build better engagement? How do you benchmark the effectiveness of your learning strategy? In this episode, Nick Shackleton-Jones puts his theories into the context of an L&D leader, with practical guidance and real-world stories. We’ve pulled out the 6 top […]

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Digital first learning strategies, at scale: 6 top takeaways (Ep3)

What simple changes can improve user experience? What does a successful learning culture look like?  How can giving permission to learn prompt cultural and organizational development? In this episode of the Learning at Large podcast, Simon spoke to Sam Taylor – a learning leader for nearly 20 years. We’ve pulled out the 6 top takeaways […]

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What’s The Real Cost of Your Elearning? [Research]

We are on a mission to promote learning design techniques that work. In this series of articles, we share insights from the data we’ve collected from thousands of elearning projects, to help boost your elearning strategy. Here, we help you calculate the real cost of your elearning, whether you produce it in-house or outsource it, […]

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