Austin is a learning designer, filmmaker, and researcher. Leveraging research from cognitive science, adult learning theory, and change management models; he designs behavior-based programs that strengthen organizational culture. His learning programs and films have earned three Brandon Hall Awards and he has spoken about the emerging role of media and motivation theory within learning design at a wide range of international conferences and universities. As a Kirkpatrick Certified Professional, Austin is always looking for ways to create emotionally intelligent learning programs that lead to measurable behavior change.
Austin helps organizations connect emotionally with their employees by producing movies that train and entertain. He produces story-based films to create inductive learning experiences that learners love and remember. In his movies, he combines research from behavioral psychology, cognitive science, and adult learning theory to create films that change behaviour of people in the food industry.
He is the Co-Owner and Producer of Sage Media