Full Name
Ralph Gaillard
Job Title
Founder and Chief Learning Architect
The Adele Learning Lab, LLC
Speaker Bio
Ralph Gaillard, M.Ed. is the founder and chief learning architect of The Adele Learning Lab, LLC. The boutique learning design firm is named after Ralph’s grandmother Adele Gaillard, who was
a life-long learner and taught him how humor, bravery and kindness are essential ingredients for creating memorable professional development experiences.

To continue Adele’s legacy, Ralph collaborates with company leaders, board members, customers and education teams to break the mold of traditional in-person and online training programs and replace them with forward-thinking learning strategies and innovative technologies. Ralph has considerable expertise in this area, which is rooted in 20+ years of designing and
implementing dynamic learning solutions that have helped business professionals acquire the skills to make a positive impact at work and throughout the world. Previously, Ralph served as the Chief Learning Director for the Illinois CPA Society, the Director of Virtual Training and Education for the National Safety Council and, most recently, as the Vice President of Learning for Lawrence Ragan Communications, a leading provider of business communication training.

Ralph received a Master’s degree in Education, with honors, from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in U.S. History from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He is also a graduate of The Second City Training Center Improvisation Program. Ralph holds active memberships with the Association for Talent Development and the eLearning Guild.
Ralph Gaillard