Don Spear


As the company’s president and CEO, Don leads OpenSesame to help its customers develop the world’s most productive and admired workforces. Prior to OpenSesame, Don founded BlueVolt.com and led its growth to a leading provider of online Learning Management Systems (LMS) for the manufacturing, construction and service industries. With over 30 years of experience starting, building, and investing in companies, Don enjoys creating companies that disrupt the conventional industry model. Previously, Don was the president of Banfield, The Pet Hospital, during its early rapid expansion to 250 locations, and senior vice president of retail operations, strategy and logistics at PetSmart from two stores through IPO. Don received an MBA from Harvard Business School and completed his undergraduate studies in electrical engineering and economics at Rice University. He is a former submarine officer and served aboard the USS Tunny (SSN 682).

Session #2

Thursday 25th Aug

Succeed in the Future of eLearning

Staying on top of any evolving field is the difference between success and failure. COVID-19 had an enormous impact on corporate learning and the development of new skills. With skills for jobs shifting constantly, employees need to be cross-training and reskilling constantly. What is the eLearning industry, why is it so popular, and what does the future hold? Learn how to give your business the boost it needs in the elearning industry.

Session #8

Thursday 25th Aug

Live eLearning Business Coaching + Roundtable Q&A

Our goal is to help you discover your own path and help move you forward in your pursuit of success in the elearning business. Nothing can set you up better to get results fast. Get ready to turn your camera on and bring your questions LIVE, because we have the answers.