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David Smith - Virtual Guru and Founder
David Smith is the driving force behind DS Virtually, a globally recognised virtual working expert, author, and keynote speaker on developing people for the digital workplace, he has become a regular webinar and conference speaker on the subject of moving training from the traditional face to face classroom into both digital and virtual forms, how to engage the modern learner, as well as how technologies change the way in which we communicate, connect and collaborate.
Since 2008, when David began working full-time both remotely and virtually using online virtual platforms such as Adobe Connect, WebEx, GoToMeeting and Skype for Business, he has trained, coached, upskilled, and mentored thousands of professionals in how to engage invisible audiences, design and deliver highly effective virtual events, and take advantage of the web conferencing technologies that help us work globally.
Our key areas of expertise
Supporting leaders and their organisations to succeed in todays ever changing workplace, from developing digital strategy, technology selection for more effective ways of working, supporting L&D professionals to design and deliver virtual and digital learning solutions, and upskilling talent to work more effectively in the digital age
Globally recognised expert in developing talent and organisations to drive higher virtual performance using digital and virtual technologies to connect, communicate and collaborate.
Virtual teams, virtual leadership and remote working
Facilitated hundreds of in person and virtual classroom initiatives focusing on developing employees at all levels in virtual team working, virtual leadership and remote working practices and technologies.
Highly effective in person and virtual facilitator with extensive experience in facilitating audiences of all levels and size. Current conference chair for ATD European and Middle East events.
Learning design and delivery
Highly experienced in designing and delivering both in person and virtual classroom training initiatives across many content areas for global clients
Regular global conference speaker on the need to develop our people to leverage virtual performance using digital and virtual technologies. Presented at global training conferences in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia since 2010
Author & thought leadership
Author of various e-books, articles and white papers on the competencies needed to transition from the physical to virtual classroom learning. Globally recognised thought leader on developing talent to meet, present, sell and train virtually.