Lorne Novolker

Lorne is a suc­cess­ful entre­pre­neur, exec­u­tive, learn­ing and per­for­mance improve­ment expert, pas­sion­ate about dig­i­tal trans­for­ma­tion and the future of work. Lorne is Vice Pres­i­dent, Dig­i­tal Learn­ing Solu­tions at Calian Ltd. He co-found­ed Pros­pero Learn­ing Solu­tions Inc. in 1998 and held the roles of Pres­i­dent and CEO. When Pros­pero was acquired by GP Strate­gies in 2013, Lorne became Vice Pres­i­dent of GP Cana­da run­ning the Cana­di­an oper­a­tion for GP Strate­gies and was also part of the GP Strate­gies glob­al lead­er­ship team for the Dig­i­tal Learn­ing Ser­vices and Solu­tions business. 

Lorne has man­aged projects and rela­tion­ships with some of the world’s lead­ing orga­ni­za­tions across many indus­tries and ver­ti­cal mar­kets. He has worked with For­tune 500 com­pa­nies, Gov­ern­ment Depart­ments, Crown Cor­po­ra­tions, and not-for-profits. 

Lorne, who earned his M.A. in Edu­ca­tion­al Tech­nol­o­gy from Con­cor­dia Uni­ver­si­ty, was a Que­bec final­ist in 2012 for the Ernst & Yong Entre­pre­neur Of The Year Award, won a PROMIE Entre­pre­neur award in 2010, a Lead­er­ship Award from The Cana­di­an Mul­ti­ple Scle­ro­sis Soci­ety, and Pros­pero was one of the 2013 PROF­IT 500: Canada’s Fastest-Grow­ing Companies. 

Lorne who also has a lot of expe­ri­ence as a board mem­ber for not-for-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions, has also won Train­ing indus­try awards from ISPI, E‑learning Guild, CSTD (I4PL), and Bran­don-Hall Awards for Excellence.