Heidi Kirby is an instructional design manager and Ph.D. candidate in instructional design and technology.
A learning problem-solver, Heidi has over seven years experience leading learning projects, including designing, developing, and facilitating for adults in both higher education and corporate environments. She got her start as a college English professor but has since worked as an instructional designer for NASA, a large health insurance company, and a small tech startup in Cleveland, Ohio, her hometown.
Her research interests include the leadership competencies all instructional designers need to be successful in their roles.
She also hosts the BLOC (Building Learning and Organizational Culture) podcast, which interviews guests about ways to bring learning to the forefront of your organization.