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Dr. Jim Guilkey

Owner of S4 NetQuest

Dr. Jim Guilkey is the Owner of S4 NetQuest and the author of M-Pact Learning: The New Competitive Advantage.


Dr. Jim Guilkey is an innovative learning expert, owner of S4 NetQuest, published author, and highly sought-after speaker. He is an acknowledged and acclaimed expert on learning strategy. He served as the Assistant Director of Flight Education at OSU working to train pilots, and developed the FAA’s National Safety Program. Jim published his first book, Simplifying the FAR/AIM – An Essential Guide for the Private Pilot, in 1993.

In 2000, he co-founded S4 NetQuest, and serves as the company’s president to-date. Jim is based in Columbus, Ohio. He is a Cleveland Browns fan, a pilot and he is passionate about the NetQuest Foundation.

Dr. Guilkey received his B.S. in Aviation from Ohio State University. He then went on to get his M.A. and Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Technology at the Ohio State University.

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M-Pact Learning: The New Competitive Advantage

What All Executives Need To Know

Today’s companies don’t view training―or learning―in the same light they do sales and marketing. When the learning needs of your company are designed, developed and deployed using innovative, highly effective instructional design methodologies, the results can be as meaningful as those derived from sales and marketing activities. In other words,…

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