Upside Learning Appoints Director of Client Solutions for the UK & Europe

Upside Learning announced today the appointment of Alan Samuel as Director Client Solution for the UK & Europe. Former head of UK operations at Tata Interactive Systems, Alan will bolster Upside Learning’s efforts in extending its presence across the globe and to work more closely with its clients in the UK and Europe.

Pune, India, September 20, 2012 --( With a view to establishing closer communications with its clients and strengthening its reach in the overseas market, Upside Learning recently welcomed Alan Samuel, former head of UK operations at Tata Interactive Systems, as Director of Client Solutions for the UK & Europe. Alan will head Upside Learning’s offshore Europe and UK market to manage and promote the company’s award-winning suite of eLearning solutions and services.

With over 12 years of eLearning experience, Alan brings with him a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the use of learning technologies in the corporate, education and publishing sectors in the UK market. Prior to joining Upside Learning, Alan headed Tata Interactive Systems’ UK operations for almost 10 years and was a partner in The Learning Coach, a company specialising in building eLearning capability. He has hands-on experience of working with offshore environments and teams, and has helped a number of Fortune 500 companies to develop their eLearning strategies and build eLearning portfolios. Apart from these, Alan has also held senior roles in the fields of IT offshoring, hospitality, media and advertising.

A strong believer in the role of technology in improving and supporting business and individual performance, Alan holds a track record of excellent customer relationships, and is well known for being a leader with clear, direct and effective communication skills.

“I enjoy the challenge of marrying Technology and Learning to build solutions that add value and support people in the work place. The opportunity of being part of an eLearning company whose innovative products and services are helping organisations drive performance and business improvement is exciting!” said Alan.

“We are pleased to have Alan join us in our journey towards providing the best eLearning solutions in Europe and the UK. His extensive experience in working with offshore teams and a clear understanding of eLearning will help us immensely in strengthening our relationship with our clients and developing effective eLearning strategies for them,” said Amit Garg, Director of Custom Leaning Solutions at Upside Learning.

About Upside Learning Solutions
Upside Learning is one of the world’s leading workplace learning technology solutions companies.

For over 8 years, we have been helping organizations improve performance through our innovative learning solutions. With a collective experience of 600+ person-years, we have successfully completed more than 300 corporate and academic projects for over 150 clients worldwide.

Our solutions and services portfolio includes a range of learning solutions tailor-made to organizations of different sizes and types. It comprises -

UpsideLMS –A best value Learning Management System
Upside2Go – A revolutionary platform for Mobile Learning
Custom Learning Solutions
Catalog Courses
Technical Support & Managed Services

We have been recognized and awarded by Brandon Hall, CLO,, Deloitte to name a few, and have won 28 awards and recognition till date.

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