Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick (//www.linkedin.com/in/kirkpatrickfourlevelevaluation/) is co-owner of Kirkpatrick Partners. He is a visionary and an expert in training evaluation and the creator of the New World Kirkpatrick Model.Using his 15 years of corporate experience, Jim trains and consults for organizations around the world. He is passionate about assisting learning professionals in redefining themselves as strategic business partners. Jim delivers keynote addresses and conducts workshops on topics including maximizing business results, creating powerful training and evaluation strategies, and building and leveraging business partnerships. Jim co-authored three books with his father, Don Kirkpatrick, the creator of the Kirkpatrick Model, and four books with Wendy Kirkpatrick, including Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Training Evaluation. Jim and Wendy also served as the subject matter experts for the United States Office of Personnel Management’s Training Evaluation Field Guide. Read more about Kirkpatrick Partners at kirkpatrickpartners.com.