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by Rocky Mitarai

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October 11, 2012

US Department of Veterans Affairs and ConnectSolutions Win Chief Learning Officer Award

One of the great things about Adobe Connect is the terrific partner community that supports, resells, promotes, and innovates on Adobe Connect solutions. We were very excited when Adobe Connect partner, ConnectSolutions, was awarded the Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice GOLD Award for Blended Technology, for their work with the Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA). The award was announced in a ceremony several weeks ago at the annual CLO Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

The Learning in Practice Awards recognize industry leaders with demonstrated excellence in design and delivery of employee development programs. Awards are given to both practitioners and providers, in a variety of categories, including strategy, global learning, business impact, and blended technology.

“VAAA has a fantastic team of eLearning innovators,” said Michael Fitzpatrick, ConnectSolutions CEO/Co-Founder. “We love partnering with our customers to ensure things run flawlessly, which lets our customers do the things the care most about, like creating and developing innovative content.”

VAAA was created within the United State Department of Veterans Affairs to build a stronger workforce at the Veterans Administration, in the midst of budget cuts, workforce reductions and a high retirement rate. They are committed to best in class training and innovation, including a variety of learner engagement techniques, even creating their own games to integrate into training programs.

Rocky Mitarai

Rocky Mitarai

Rocky Mitarai is a product marketing manager at Adobe Systems, focusing on the Adobe Connect web conferencing platform since 2010. One of the most exciting parts of his job is showcasing to the world how Adobe Connect can fundamentally improve the productivity of users, whether through training scenarios, marketing webinars, or day-to-day collaboration. Prior to working at Adobe, Rocky drove market research and pricing for a cheminformatics software company called Symyx Technologies. Rocky holds a dual-focus MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of California, Davis.

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing platform, powering complete solutions for web meetingseLearning, and webinars, on any device.