Valary Oleinik is one part artist, one part geek, and 100% committed to finding ways to help people develop and deliver more engaging and effective learning experiences. She has worked in various aspects of L&D for over two decades. She also serves on the board of directors of the USDLA (United States Distance Learning Association). Her unique, creative approaches to training have earned her invitations to speak at gamification and L&D events across the US and virtually around the globe. She is assisted by her cat Shadow and bunny Butterscotch. Their are lousy typist but excellent at shredding papers.