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Kallidus hires Sainsbury’s learning tech specialist Daniel Megson to develop next-gen learning platform

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Kallidus, an industry leading provider of learning and talent management solutions, has appointed Daniel Megson as Commercial Product Manager to drive forwards the vision and roadmap of its integrated learning and performance platforms. Daniel’s primary focus will be Kallidus’ next-generation Learning Experience Platform (LXP) and further developing the Kallidus solution to empower employees to continuously interact with curated, personalised content and colleagues, while extending learning opportunities and enabling learning in the flow of work. Daniel will also be working closely with Kallidus’ strategic partner Microsoft to create a strong integration with Teams.

Daniel will be joining Kallidus from Sainsbury’s where he has held the position of Learning Technology Solutions Specialist. Daniel has been responsible for spearheading Sainsbury’s technology agenda and for managing and developing the organisation’s digital infrastructure. He played a key role in the procurement and implementation of Kallidus’ learning platform across the enterprise.

Philip Pyle, Chief Revenue Officer at Kallidus said: “We are really pleased to have Daniel join our product team. He brings with him a wealth of experience in digital learning transformation and expertise in improving the visibility and outcomes of learning across complex multi-site organisations. Daniel will be instrumental in helping us to evolve our product suite and ensure we continue to innovate and delight our customers with our market leading user experience.” 

Commenting on his new role, Daniel Megson said: “Kallidus has a very impressive product suite and I can’t wait to join the team and help the organisation further develop its award-winning solutions.”

Kallidus has a strong track record of delivering innovative learning solutions to all industry sectors and supports many of the biggest brands on the high street with its bespoke and off-the-shelf learning content and through Kallidus Learn.

Kallidus has won over 40 industry awards for its learning solutions. It won a Learning Technologies award for ‘Best Learning Platform Implementation’ with Sainsbury’s in 2018.

The Award recognised the huge impact Kallidus has had on Sainsbury’s digital learning transformation journey, creating a world-class training experience for 145,000 staff across more than 600 supermarkets and 815 convenience stores and significantly improving resource efficiencies. The judges were impressed by how the Kallidus platform ‘enabled staff working hours to be released back into the organisation, enabling Sainsbury’s to focus even more effort on delivering a first-class customer service.’

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