About The Speaker

Join us at the prestigious ATD 2024 Southeast Asia Summit, where HR, talent, and learning and development professionals from across the region will converge to explore the latest trends, insights, and innovations shaping our industry.

Cindy Huggett

CPTD, independent consultant, speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator, and author specialized in technology, leadership, and learning.

Cindy is a pioneer in the field of online learning with over 20 years of experience in providing virtual training solutions, and more than 30 years of professional experience. She’s a recognized industry expert in teaching training professionals how to design and deliver interactive online classes. She partners with her clients to help them transition from the face-to-face to the virtual classroom and works with them to design online and blended learning solutions. Cindy is the author of four books: Virtual Training Tools and Templates: An Action Guide to Live Online Learning (2017), The Virtual Training Guidebook: How to Design, Deliver, and Implement Live Online Learning (2014), and Virtual Training Basics (1st Ed, 2010; 2nd Ed 2018). She’s the coauthor of two ASTD Press Infolines, “Simple, Effective Online Learning” and “Designing for the Virtual Classroom”, and a contributor to many other industry publications including T+D Magazine and the ATD Handbook.

Cindy is a sought-after conference speaker and has presented multiple times at the ATD (formerly ASTD) International Conference and Expo, TechKnowledge, Training, DevLearn, as well as the Online Learning Conference, Masie’s Learning, and the Annual SHRM Conference. Her online webcasts have been attended by thousands of people around the globe. And she’s one of only a handful of worldwide trainers who has been chosen to deliver ATD’s Master Trainer and Master Instructional Designer Programs. Throughout her career, Cindy has worked in various industries including technology, construction, higher education, retail and the public sector.

Her management and global experience includes serving as the regional Director of Training and Operations for an international software training company, and the Learning and Development manager for a global mechanical contractor. Cindy holds a Master’s degree in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Bachelor’s degree from James Madison University. Cindy was also one of the first to earn the prestigious Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP now CPTD) designation. As Chair of ATD’s National Advisors for Chapters, Cindy served on the global ATD (formerly ASTD) Board of Directors in 2009-2010. She was recognized by the Triangle Business Journal as a “40-Under-40” Award recipient in 2003. She also co-founded a non-profit organization to promote volunteering and community service in her local area. She’s passionate about helping others succeed and brings that dedication and commitment to every project she undertakes.

Sessions by
Cindy Huggett

Day 1

09.15-10.00​

Conference Room 1​

Day 2

TBC

Conference Room 1​

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