Learning Unlocked Spark

A one-day catalyst for the future of Learning & Development.

Watch Spark On-Demand

Learning Unlocked – Spark was an event dedicated to leveraging insight from global Learning and Development experts to optimize elearning for your workforce.

At the event, we:

  • Were inspired by best-selling author, Kevin Carroll, who spoke on the power of positivity, creativity, and play for both yourself and your organization.
  • Explored why “squiggly careers” are beneficial for organizations and how TED@Work brings impactful conversations to your L&D program.
  • Discussed “upskilling and reskilling” during this current talent shortage and how Harvard ManageMentor bridges training gaps to help retain employees.
  • Preview the most in-demand publisher content exclusives.


Tuesday, 26 October 2021

10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m ET / 7 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT

This one-day OpenSesame user and insider conference is free. 

Q&A time after each speaker for our interactive audience. 


Kevin Carroll

Founder of Kevin Carroll Katalyst, Former Nike employee, Author of Rules of the Red Rubber Ball

TED@Work – The best career path isn’t always a straight line

Kayla Nalvin

Kayla Nalvin

Director, Content Experience, Ted@Work

Sara Venjohn

Sara Venjohn

Manager, Customer Success, Ted@Work

Harvard – Reskilling/Upskilling: Retain Talent in the Great Resignation

Rich Gravelin

Director of Strategic Alliances,
Harvard Business Publishing

Maureen Martin

Strategic Relationship Manager,
Harvard Business Publishing


Our mission at OpenSesame is to develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces. We do this through our 25,000+ course offerings and partnerships with course publishers like TED and Harvard around the world’s most in-demand topics. We also live our mission through webinars and one-day events like Learning Unlocked – Spark. 

A one-day catalyst for the future of Learning & Development.