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Mike Prokopeak

Chief Learning Officer magazine

Mike Prokopeak
Vice President, Editor-In-Chief
Chief Learning Officer magazine


Mike Prokopeak is vice president and editor in chief for Human Capital Media, publisher of Chief Learning Officer, Talent Economy and Workforce magazines. In that role, he directs content for the magazines as well as the company’s online and in-person events including the CLO Symposium and CLO Breakfast Club.

Prokopeak has a proven track record of editorial achievement over nearly two decades in journalism and publishing. Under his direction, Human Capital Media has won more than two dozen awards for editorial excellence.

Prior to joining Human Capital Media, he held a number of roles with leading publishing companies such as Houghton Mifflin Co. and the Great Books Foundation. He began his career in journalism as a reporter for Northern Arizona’s Mountain Living Magazine in Flagstaff (Arizona) and worked his way up to editor in chief, eventually taking on general manager responsibilities for the magazine and its sister publication, Flagstaff Live, both owned by Pulitzer Newspapers Inc. In that role, he directed the editorial, design, advertising and events departments. A former high school teacher and U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, Prokopeak brings in-depth experience in publishing as well as continuing education to Human Capital Media.

My Sessions

Taking on Learning’s Sacred Cows

Calusa Ballroom D-H

From 70-20-10 to the four levels of evaluation, corporate learning is full of practice that’s become commonplace, applied broadly across much of the industry. But have some of the learning industry’s conventional practices passed their expiration date? During this session, panelists make the case for what learning leaders should stop doing now to make a…

Panel Discussion
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Creating a Distinctive Learning Brand at GE

Calusa Ballroom D-H

In today’s economy, a strong brand is essential to success. The same holds true for learning. Hear how Leiza Brock, corporate learning leader at GE, developed a strong learning brand and built awareness inside and out for the strategic value of her organization’s learning function.

Voice of the CLO
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Start-up Learning at kCura

Calusa Ballroom D-H

The digital economy changes fast and companies can move from start-up to market leader in record time. Hear from the learning leader of a tech company that experienced hypergrowth and learn insights uncovered in building a learning function from the ground up.

Voice of the CLO
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Orientation

Sanibel

Is this your first time attending the CLO Symposium? In this session, we will provide an overview of the conference agenda along with the opportunities and resources available so you can transform your Symposium experience! Veterans are welcome to attend as well and buddy up with a first-time attendee.

Networking Opportunity
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Welcome Address

Calusa Ballroom D-H

LearningElite Gala

Calusa Ballroom D-H

On Sunday, April 23rd, we will unveil the best of the best — those top organizations using elite L&D practices to deliver business value. The celebration includes cocktails, dinner, entertainment and socializing with the stars of the industry. We hope you will join us for this black-tie optional event. *A separate ticket is required and…

LearningElite
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