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Prof Brian O'Dwyer

Commercial Founder and Executive Chairman, CognaLearn
Adjunct Faculty, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Brian founded CognaLearn to help professors, trainers and teachers replace lectures with team-based learning (“TBL”). CognaLearn supports TBL at over 100 universities, schools, and training organizations globally with its technology platform and online faculty development. Brian taught at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Duke-NUS Medical School.  He co-authored Best Practices for Online Team-Based Learning and has facilitated 100+ workshops on TBL.

Previously, Brian was the CFO of Skywest Airlines, which grew from 400 to 800 employees in 18 months before a $100 million sale to Virgin, a Credit Suisse investment banker and Kearney consultant. Brian lives in Singapore with his wife and four children. He has a BS in Industrial Engineering from Columbia and an MBA in Finance from Duke.  Brian is a private, commercial, instrument, multi-engine and seaplane pilot.  Brian has completed 20+ marathons/triathlons and is a golfer.

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