Kimberly Devlin

Kimberly Devlin transforms information overload and time crunch into innovative and actionable systems that improve outcomes, productivity, and time management.

Kimberly is a sharp and engaging writer, international speaker, and facilitator, who brings practicality, humor, and 20+ years of in-the-trenches experience to build game-changing leaders and organizations. She’s a dynamic communicator, passionate about productivity, and on a mission to change the way we learn and work... because your time is too precious to waste.

Kimberly brings a fresh, pragmatic point of view to topics that everyone needs to master. Her books are not just filled with great ideas, but actionable solutions and tools intentionally delivered for readers to easily understand and implement. You are invited to join the discussion on her blog at

In physical and virtual training rooms, her focus is on supporting each learner in meeting their specific learning goals. She achieves this, in part, through engaging and interactive learning that is purpose-driven, enjoyable, and immediately applicable as well as sharing real-world examples and stories. As a seasoned employee and organizational development professional with a Masters Degree from the University of Miami, she was among the first in the industry to attain ATD’s CPLP certification.  Her most recent book is Don't Waste My Time: Expert Secrets for Meetings That Inspire, Engage, and Get Results.  She has also authored Same Training, Half the Time: Delivering Results for Busy Learners, and two titles in ATD's best-selling Trainers Workshop series: Customer Service Training and Facilitation Skills Training. Kimberly’s experience extends to city, county, and state government agencies as well as Fortune 500 firms in the US, South America, Asia, and Europe. 

She has been a contributor to the ATD community both locally and nationally for many years, serving on boards, presenting conference sessions at ICE and ALC, and also volunteering time for ATD initiatives.  You may have seen her in T&D -- now, come learn with her!  Kimberly facilitates ATD's Master Instructional Designer Program, Instructional Design Certificate,  Training CertificateEssentials of Staying Centered Through Conflict, Fundamentals of Training Design, Training Certificate Plus, and Introduction to Training.

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