Larry Israelite


Larry was born and raised on a small chicken farm in Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania. Since moving to the big city, he has spent more than 30 years trying to answer one simple question: 'How can we improve business results through learning?' Currently, Larry is the Chief Learning Evangelist at Pluralsight, the leading provider of online learning for technology and creative professionals. He has held senior learning and talent management positions at several large organizations, including Liberty Mutual Insurance, Pitney Bowes, John Hancock Financial Services, and Oxford Health Plans. He holds a BA in theater from Washington College, as well as an MS in instructional media and a PhD in educational technology from Arizona State University. Larry has published three books: Lies About Learning (2007), More Lies About Learning (2015), and Talent Management: Strategies for Success from Six Leading Companies (2009), all for ATD Press.