About Us

Our Heritage

Not Just Making Things Better; Making Them the Best!

Our Heritage

PulseLearning is built on trust. The solidness of our partnerships and the longevity of our relationships underpins our integrity. History has shown how we identify with the business needs of our Clients and how we satisfy those needs through accurate and appropriate Learning Solutions. It is our business to own a deep understanding of your business, and it is our job to educate while you operate.

PulseLearning does not stand still. We evolve ahead of evolutions and supply Learning Solutions ahead of the curve. Our Clients are loyal to PulseLearning because at PulseLearning, we remain loyal to success.

10 things to know about PulseLearning:

  1. Established in 1999, PulseLearning is a world-class, award-winning team of experts providing Learning Solutions to Clients globally across all sectors including Technology, Science, Healthcare, Pharma, Finance, Retail, Hospitality, Automotive, Defense, and Education.
  2. As your trusted partner, we design, develop, and deliver Learning Solutions around, and in pursuit of, your business goals.
  3. We are a team defined by trust – not just in what we do but who we are.
  4. We are a team defined by diversity – not just by gender or geography – but by thoughts and ideas.
  5. We ask you the “why” and then you trust us to become your answer.
  6. Our success is the measurable impact we have on your learning and business objectives.
  7. Our Learning Solutions are as individual as your business requirements and enable your growth potential so you can serve your purpose.
  8. We are passionate about learning because we know its power and how it fires success.
  9. We are fueled by potential and piloted by people who think globally and act locally.
  10. We begin at the beginning with the end in mind.

Philosophy

Executive Team

From the green fields of Ireland to the high-rises of North America, down to the plains of Australia, we are wrapped around the globe providing expertise, excellence, and knowledge. We are an award-winning learning provider encompassing a team brimming with creative, strategic, technical, and entrepreneurial talent. Come meet us. Let’s be partners!

Ruby Spencer

Ruby Spencer

Director, Global Curriculum Development


Jim Breen

Jim Breen

Chief Executive Officer


Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson

Director, Learning Solutions


Linda Williams

Linda Williams

Client Manager, APAC


Seamus Hand

Seamus Hand

Director, Partner Solutions


Sue Trask

Sue Trask

Senior VP, Global Human Resources


Patrick Fealy

Patrick Fealy

Senior VP, Global Operations


Fionnuala Courtney

Fionnuala Courtney

Director, Global Sales Operations


Bill Henebry

Bill Henebry

Chairman


Our Awards

We are proud to have been recognized by a variety of key industry organizations for our achievements. However, the highest honor PulseLearning can receive is the appreciation from our Clients for helping them to take their businesses to the next level.

Training Industry Outsourcing Companies Watch List 2017

Training Industry Outsourcing Companies Watch List 2017

PulseLearning is delighted to have maintained its position on the 2017 Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List. The Training Industry’s annual Training Outsourcing Companies Watch List recognizes best-in-class companies from across the globe that provide excellence in outsourced learning services.

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies List

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies List

Award-winning custom learning solutions provider PulseLearning is delighted to have been renamed, for the third consecutive year, on the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies List for 2016 by eLearningIndustry.com.

Silver Brandon Hall Award 2016

Silver Brandon Hall Award 2016

Global Learning Solutions provider PulseLearning is delighted to announce that its work for Nissan Australia has won Silver at the 2016 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards.
Nissan Australia engaged PulseLearning to design and develop the bespoke Nissan Sales and Service Way (NSSW) online training and performance program.

Training Industry Content Development Companies Watch List 2016

Training Industry Content Development Companies Watch List 2016

PulseLearning has once again been named by TrainingIndustry.com on its 2016 Content Development Companies Watch List. PulseLearning was selected based on a number of criteria, including industry visibility, innovation, and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content; company size; and growth potential.

Training Industry Outsourcing Companies Watch List 2016

Training Industry Outsourcing Companies Watch List 2016

Training Industry’s annual Watch Lists seek to recognize best-in-class training providers and acknowledge organizations’ commitment to standards of excellence in training. PulseLearning was selected following extensive analysis of its capabilities and excellence across a number of key criteria, including innovative service offerings, ability to provide services on a global basis, unique and proven approach to Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions, and quality of Client served.

Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Award 2015

Chief Learning Officer Learning in Practice Award 2015

PulseLearning with our Client CA Technologies won an Excellence in Vendor Partnership Bronze Award at the prestigious 2015 Chief Learning Officer (CLO), Learning in Practice Awards. The CLO Learning in Practice Awards recognize learning leaders who demonstrate excellence in the design and delivery of employee development programs through a combination of qualities such as leadership, vision, business acumen, and strategic alignment.

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies 2015

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies 2015

For the second year in a row, PulseLearning was named on the Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies List for 2015 by eLearningIndustry.com. PulseLearning was selected based on a number of criteria, including eLearning content development quality, eLearning expertise, eLearning industry innovation, and customer retention.

Training Industry Content Development Companies Watch List 2016

Training Industry Content Development Companies Watch List 2016

PulseLearning has been named by TrainingIndustry.com on the 2015 Content Development Companies Watch List. PulseLearning was selected based on a number of criteria, including industry visibility, innovation, and impact; capability to develop and deliver multiple types of content; company size; and growth potential.

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies 2014

Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies 2014

As part of its mission to continually monitor the rapidly evolving eLearning industry, eLearningIndustry.com annually announces its Top 10 eLearning Content Development Companies. PulseLearning was selected in 2014 based on a number of criteria, including eLearning content development quality, eLearning expertise, eLearning industry innovation, and customer retention.

Finalists in eLearning Excellence Awards Australia

Finalists in eLearning Excellence Awards Australia

PulseLearning’s Indigenous Cultural Awareness & Diversity Training Program was shortlisted for the 2014 eLearning Excellence Awards Australia. In its seventh year, the eLearning Industry Association Victoria welcomes award submissions for a number of learning award categories, including eLearning Sector, System, Enterprise, and Achievement.

Gold Award at the APAC LearnX Impact Awards 2014

Gold Award at the APAC LearnX Impact Awards 2014

PulseLearning Senior Instructional Designer, Kate Simpson, assisted Spacegoat Interactive win a LearnX Impact Gold Award for Best eLearning Model in the Bespoke/Custom category. Kate worked with Spacegoat Interactive, a digital agency that specializes in eLearning, and their client, Ausgrid, one of Australia’s largest energy services corporations. The team designed a truly innovative and revolutionary blended learning solution in the way the content is presented, navigated, and completed and its assessment methodology.

Gold Award at the APAC LearnX Impact Awards 2013

Gold Award at the APAC LearnX Impact Awards 2013

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) was announced as winner of the Gold Award at the APAC LearnX Impact Award 2013 in the category of Best New Technology Implementation – Widespread eLearning Adoption. IHG, in collaboration with PulseLearning, developed a Risk Management eLearning program covering seven major risk groups. The annual LearnX Impact Awards recognize innovative and path-breaking achievements in the area of eLearning and organizational training.

Learning Leaders Award for Innovations in Business Processes

Learning Leaders Award for Innovations in Business Processes

PulseLearning received this accolade as a result of an initiative to cut in half the amount of time required to develop training courses for our U.S.-based Clients. This initiative enabled our Clients to re-train their employees more quickly and at a reduced cost. This, in turn, enabled them to meet critical business goals in a shorter amount of time.

Gold Medal Winners CLO Learning in Practice Award

Gold Medal Winners CLO Learning in Practice Award

PulseLearning was recognized as an industry leader by winning the Learning in Practice, Gold Award in the Outsourcing category. This award, sponsored by Chief Learning Officer (CLO) magazine, is one of the most respected in the U.S. in the learning community and is a measure of how our success with U.S. Clients has benefited our reputation across the globe.

First Place Deloitte Technology Fast 50

First Place Deloitte Technology Fast 50

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards named PulseLearning as the fastest-growing IT company in Ireland. The Fast 50 Awards rank the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland based on percentage revenue growth over a five-year period.

Finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award

PulseLearning Founder and CEO, Jim Breen, was nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. The awards program is a showcase of Ireland’s most successful enterprises. Previous winners have included Denis O’Brien (who now owns a number of global businesses), Aidan Heavey (Tullow Oil plc), Pat McDonagh (ex-Riverdeep), and Padraig O’Ceidigh (Aer Arann).