Jeff Hurt serves as Executive Vice President for Education and Engagement at Velvet Chainsaw Consulting
. In 2011, he was recognized as the Professional Convention Management Associationís Educator of the Year. Jeff has worked in leadership roles with five associations, five government organizations, and several companies. He is considered one of the leading authorities in the meetings industry on adult education, conference design, digital events, and social media for associations. He speaks and blogs frequently about meeting and technology trends, the future of conference education, and adult learning.