Ethan S. Sanders

Ethan Sanders is the Founder and CEO of Sundial Learning Systems, a consulting firm specializing in the fields of organizational strategy, development, and engagement. Ethan has provided consulting services to clients in the public, nonprofit, military, and private sectors for over 30 years. His leadership experience includes building and leading Sundial, directing AARP’s learning and development function, leading a Human Performance practice for ICF International, directing career management for the US Navy’s Human Performance Center, and managing instructional design and competency research for the Association of Talent Development (formerly ASTD). He is a nationally recognized speaker who has published numerous books and articles on topics related to workplace learning and performance; he is also a certified performance technologist through the International Society for Performance Improvement, a certified action learning coach through the World Institute for Action Learning, and a certified Clifton Strengths coach through Gallup. Ethan is the recipient of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) President’s Award for Outstanding Achievement, the US Navy’s Meritorious Service Award, and the Association for Talent Development (ATD) ‘BEST Award”. Ethan has been a faculty member of ATD for over 25 years, an associate professor at the University of Maryland since 2010 and has presented at workplace learning and performance conferences around the world.