Video Arts, which runs the world’s biggest library of online video clips for corporate training, has appointed Gerry Quirke as Client Services Manager.
In his new role, Gerry will help clients to utilise their digital video and e-learning resources, design tailored learning for their in-house environment, market their resources internally and demonstrate a return on investment.
Martin Addison, CEO of Video Arts, said: “Gerry has spent 22 years managing learning initiatives for multi-site UK companies and global businesses. His consulting experience and extensive knowledge of the e-learning market will help us to meet ever increasing client demand for these services.”
Gerry joins from SkillSoft, where - as a Senior Learning Consultant - he project managed a global roll-out of e-learning courseware across 32 countries. Prior to this, he was the UK Business Group Leader at CrossKnowledge, responsible for retaining and growing the client base.
In his early career, he worked as a Distance Learning e-Business Consultant for IBM, where he managed and developed relationships with customers, and business partners, and coordinated activity across 28 UK learning centres. He then spent seven years at Thomson NETg, latterly as a Senior Learning Consultant, where he supported clients and led IT, personal development and leadership training programmes. He was recognised as the company’s International Learning Consultant of the Year in 2004 and 2005.
Commenting on his appointment, he said: “I’m delighted to be joining Video Arts at such an interesting time for the industry as a whole. Video Arts is renowned for its award-winning video and e-learning content that works across LMS, e-learning and mobile solutions. I’m excited at the prospect of helping clients deliver outstanding learning programmes that can meet their ROI objects and be fun at the same time.”
about Video Arts
Video Arts (videoarts.com) has been the UK’s leading provider of video-based learning since 1972, when it was founded by John Cleese and Sir Antony Jay, who wrote the Yes, Minister TV series. The company has moved from 16mm films, VHS, DVD and CDROM to online video. It now provides a digital library of 2,700 video clips and 57 e-learning courses. Part of the Tinopolis group, it has won over 200 awards for its learning content.