SB204 xAPI-enabled Interactive Video for a Mobile World

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM Thursday, October 1

Expo Hall: Emerging Tech Stage

Two of the most popular technologies used to engage learners today are video and mobile. Videos are becoming increasingly interactive—even on mobile devices—but developing these videos can be complex. Where does an organization start? In this session you will explore how organizations can apply interactive video on any modern device to create an impactful experience. You will see how one organization in particular is managing the challenges that only bleeding-edge technology can provide. You will also explore how video interactions can be tracked and correlated with performance data using xAPI to measure real business impact from training.

Robert Gadd


OnPoint Digital

Robert Gadd is president of OnPoint Digital and responsible for the company’s vision and strategy. OnPoint’s online and mobile-enabled offerings support more than one million workers and include innovative methods for content authoring, conversion, and delivery extended with social interactions, gamification, and enterprise-grade security for workers on their device or platform of choice. Prior to OnPoint, Robert spent 10 years as CTO of Datatec Systems and president/CTO of spin-off He is a frequent speaker on learning solutions—including mobile, informal learning, xAPI, and gamification—at national and international T&D conferences.

Dave Smelser

VP, Business Development

OnPoint Digital

Dave Smelser, a vice president of business development at OnPoint Digital, has helped design and deliver technology-enabled learning solutions in the enterprise for several years. Dave previously worked in software integration at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics and in Ernst & Young’s Technology and Security Risk Services practice. Through a strong understanding of technology and the practical realities of the business world, Dave has assisted many Fortune 1000 companies in yielding real, measurable results through implementations of various learning technologies. Dave holds both bachelor and master of science degrees in decision and information sciences from the University of Florida.

Jeff Joanisse

Co-Founder/Creative Director

th3rd coast Entertainment & Training

Jeff Joanisse, a creative director at th3rd coast Entertainment & Training, is an award-winning director of commercials and documentary films, a writer, and a music producer. From filmmaking to founding his own production company, where he serviced multiple global corporations’ marketing, training, and learning needs, Jeff has always been a storyteller. Jeff and his business partner have grown the training arm of their entertainment company year after year with the guiding principle that “training should never be boring.”

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