Get to Know Our Learnosophy

Our Approach to Learning Sets Us Apart

We understand what learners need to succeed. Talent development is an ongoing process, and the needs of our customers are ever-changing. Our solutions provide learners with engaging tools to support their individual learning style through watching, listening, reading, and doing, and we empower managers with reporting tools to measure success. Companies thrive when their talent develops new skills to face new challenges.


When You Succeed, We Succeed

We’re here to support you on your journey—evolving how we create and deliver engaging, relevant content to serve a wide array of skills development.

Developer & IT Pro
Leadership & Management
Business Analysis
Office Productivity
Project Management
Creative


We Create Scalable Solutions

From 1 to 100,000, we provide proven eLearning solutions to individuals, small-to-medium size businesses, and large multi-national corporations across the world. We partner with all levels of management, human resources, and training departments to deliver the most effective eLearning solutions addressing the diverse needs of today’s learner.

Scalable for 1 to 100,000


As Your Needs Change, We Evolve

Your needs and learning styles are ever-changing, and we continue to develop new ways to meet those needs. See where our journey has brought us over the past two decades…

2016

New Functionality for Enterprise

Introduced new and improved functionality to meet today’s modern learning styles including curation and company collaboration.

Business Analysis Certification

Began offering IIBA accredited Business Analysis Certification training.

2014 – 2015

Leadership, Management and Business Skills

Introduced new talent development training for Enterprise accounts.

Expanded Technical Content

Added Open Source and Security learning libraries to our technical training solutions.

2012

LearnNowOnline

Merged AppDev and LearnNow individual learning solutions together to provide award-winning training to individuals, small teams, and companies of all sizes.

Mobile Learning

Began offering access to our learning libraries on mobile devices.

2009 – 2010

LearnNow Individual Training

LearnNow, LLC began providing online training for individuals.

Expanded Content Offerings

Rollout of new offerings including Microsoft Certification, Java, Mobile, Cloud, UX libraries.

2008

AppDev OnDemand Enterprise

Launched our award-winning team learning solution in convenient online format.

2005

AppDev KSource

Introduced server-based team learning with admin and reporting tools to manage and measure team learning.

2004

AppDev Learning Engine

Launched proprietary user interface combining the best features of instructor-led and self-paced training.

AppDev Studios

Began state-of-the-art, in-house video production to provide the best quality, fastest delivery.

2000

AppDev Products, LLC

Began providing self-study training using CD/DVD and CD-ROM.

1994–2000

Application Developers Training

Management involved with instructor-led training classes conducted throughout the country.



Our Leadership Team


Craig Jensen, President & CEO
Craig Jensen
President & CEO

Before joining the company in 1994, Craig was CFO for PROEX Photo Systems in Minneapolis, Vice President and CFO of DataServ in Minneapolis, Vice President of Equitable Life Leasing Company in San Diego, and Audit Supervisor for Deloitte and Touche. He holds both Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of North Dakota.


Martin Schaeferle, Vice President, Technology
Martin Schaeferle
Vice President, Technology

Marty joined the company in 1994 and started teaching IT professionals nationwide to develop applications using Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server. He has been a featured speaker at various conferences including Microsoft Tech-Ed, DevConnections, and the Microsoft NCD Channel Summit. Since 2001, he has been responsible for product development and is the Vice President, Technology.


Peter Lambert, Vice President, Sales
Peter Lambert
Vice President, Sales

Peter is an entrepreneur at heart with a skill set for building, growing, and sustaining revenue for LearnNowOnline. He brings over 20 years of experience building and growing successful SaaS model sales organizations and is an overachiever at all levels of his sales career. Peter is a life-long resident of Minnesota and has a Bachelor of Arts and Business Administration degree from Concordia College.


Lori Kielsa, Director, Marketing & Business Analytics
Lori Kielsa
Director, Marketing & Business Analytics

A former AppDev team member, Lori rejoined the company in 2010. She has over 20 years of experience in business analytics and research in the retail, service, and SaaS industries. Her passion is using information, in all forms, to drive change, and she is a strong advocate for the customer. Lori holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin.


Amy Jensen, Chief Financial Officer
Amy Jensen
Chief Financial Officer

Amy volunteers with Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners (IOCP) and several other organizations. She was previously CFO of Hollstadt & Associates, Inc., a Controller for small emerging businesses, VP Finance for Davis, Thomas & Associates, and started her accounting career at Deloitte and Touche. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Cloud State University.


Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a process. Working together is success. – Henry Ford