Eric Rowland, learning designer for Paychex, is from Rochester, NY. He has been working in the field of education and instructional design since 2012. Eric graduated from SUNY Potsdam with a BA in history and social studies education in 2012 and he received his MEd in instructional technologies from the University of South Florida in 2016. In 2018 Eric was a recipient of Elliot Maise's Learning 2018 30-Under-30 program. Eric's career goal is to inspire others to enable their creativity by focusing on the learner experience.