Disrupt and Add Value: VR Training on the Rise

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT

Host: Association for Talent Development
By: Jay Fraser, Senior Manager, VR GTM & Partnerships, HP; Jeff Marshall, CEO, VRSpeaking; and Dean Slawson, Founder & CEO, VRAINIUM

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This webcast for training and development professionals dives into the benefits of VR for training with the global head of VR for Training at HP, Jay Fraser. He will be joined by CEO of VRAINIUM, Dean Slawson and CEO of VRSpeaking, Jeff Marshall. They will discuss how companies leverage VR to train their workforce.

In this webcast, you will learn:
• How VR enables effective training and the myriad of VR use cases.
• VR applications in soft skills (e.g. inclusive leadership) training.
• VR applications in public speaking training.

After this webcast, you will:
• Understand the benefits and applications of immersive technology for training.
• Generate ideas on how VR can fit into your training package.
• Become familiar with how companies are leveraging VR for soft skill and public speaking training.


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Jay Fraser
Jay Fraser

Senior Manager, VR GTM & Partnerships, HP

Jay currently leads global business development for HP’s Virtual Reality business focused specifically on the military, first responder, and training market segment. Having spent 8 years on active duty as a Marine Infantry Officer, Jay understands the requirements of good training and is passionate about VR’s ability to transform the way military and corporations train their workforce. He joined HP in 2015 as a business manager in HP’s Personal Systems Services business and holds a BS from the US Naval Academy & a MBA from UCLA. Although he was born and raised in Boston and his loyalty lies with New England sports teams, he enjoys living with his wife in beautiful San Diego!

Jeff Marshall
Jeff Marshall

CEO, VRSpeaking

Jeff is CEO of VRSpeaking, makers of the highly regarded VR public speaking trainer Ovation. Jeff is a powerful voice for the positive impact of emerging virtual reality technology in the fields of education and employee training. Since its re-emergence in 2012, Jeff has frequently spoken to groups on how VR and related technologies can help universities and corporations differentiate themselves, and how they can anticipate and benefit from VR’s disruptive present and near-future.

Jeff splits his time between experimenting with and implementing the newest hardware and software innovations pouring into the VR industry, and helping customers integrate Ovation into their training curricula.

Dean Slawson
Dean Slawson


Dean founded VRAINIUM to help leaders build genuine, inclusive teams by bringing advanced technologies for soft skills training to the enterprise. An entrepreneur and former General Manager at Microsoft, with a background in psychology, technology and media, Dean has started and guided multiple teams to ship pioneering, award-winning and market leading products and services used by over a billion people. Dean has earned ten patents and is known for leading effective teams with a focus on innovative solutions for learning and productivity. His passion is helping people and organizations realize their full potential. Dean lives in Seattle with his wife and three children.