About Ingrid Gudenas
Ingrid founded Effective Training Solutions in 1983. Her purpose is to provide state-of-the- art training and coaching that enables individuals to unleash their talents and develop uncommonly great abilities.
Her clients are corporations spanning many industries and 30 countries, many of the finest organizations. While she has a great team of trainers and coaches, Ingrid also still works with all levels of professionals, from early in career Millennials, individual contributors, engineers, sales professionals to CEO’s and even Boards.
Ingrid’s workshops are consistently judged by participants as their highest-rated training experiences. Many executives and high potential individuals have found Ingrid’s one-on-one coaching to be the life-changing breakthrough they were looking for.
Ingrid is proud of Effective Training Solutions as an organization, and very proud of each individual who works here. We have an amazing team and she loves working with each of them.
Ingrid also developed the 100% Proficiency® training system which is considered a “best practice” in the training profession. This system includes a radically new approach to learning and training trainers.
Ingrid is considered an expert in improving training effectiveness. She has been published in a number of training textbooks, including case studies on how to produce financial return on investment (ROI) from effective training. Her work made the cover of Training magazine with the story of how 100% Proficiency Training created a $360 million increase in annual revenue for an Effective Training Solutions client.
Additionally, Ingrid is in great demand as a dynamic public speaker, for her eye-opening, interactive and highly engaging talks. She has delivered numerous presentations at technology, industry and women’s conferences, as well as for the American Society for Training and Development and the International Society for Performance Improvement.
Ingrid graduated Magna Cum Laude (with great honors) and received a Master’s degree in Training and Management Development from Temple University in Philadelphia. She is the former President of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement.
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