Wins Among Rising Stars in Training and Development

Mountain View, CA – April 14, 2011 – Expertus, a global provider of software and services that optimize the business impact of learning, today announced that Cevin Owens, a four-year employee and Director of Content Solutions, has been named by Training magazine as a “Top Young Trainer.”

Training magazine recently named the winners of its 2011 Top Young Trainer awards, recognizing the top 40 training professionals age 40 and under. These executives will be profiled in the May/June 2011 issue of Training magazine and online at, and they will be honored at an awards ceremony in February 2012 at the Training 2012 Conference & Expo in Atlanta.

“Cevin deserves this award and we are extremely fortunate to have her on our team of passionate leaders who offer our customers both strategy and execution,” said Ramesh Ramani, founder and CEO of Expertus. “She is intelligent, ambitious and savvy and we collectively thank Training magazine for this honor.”

Now in its fourth year, the Top Young Trainer awards program highlights emerging young leaders in the training industry and gives them the well-deserved opportunity to be recognized. All Top Young Trainer candidates had to be nominated by co-workers or industry peers. All nominators had to submit a nomination form and a resume for their candidate.

Training Editorial Advisory Board members and the editor-in-chief judged the 125 nominations and chose the Top 40 Young Trainers based on:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Technical competence
  • Career progression in an accelerated time frame
  • The solution to a learning and development challenge and business results it achieved
  • Development of an innovative training solution/program
  • Ability to consistently produce training results
  • Demonstrated ability to design training programs that are strategically aligned with business

Expertus is a leader in the learning technology market with its flagship offering, ExpertusONETM, an award-winning social learning platform that brings together formal, informal and collaborative learning for all audiences across the enterprise – employees, customers and channel partners.

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About Expertus

Expertus helps the world’s most innovative corporations gain and sustain a competitive advantage by transforming the way they educate and empower employees, customers and business partners. Their next-generation software and managed services work together to make the learning experience highly accessible, relevant and collaborative — and learning operations efficient, effective and flexible. Clients include Microsoft, ADP, Autodesk, ConocoPhillips, EMC, AstraZeneca and Cisco. Every day at these and other companies, more than a million employees, customers and business partners are educated as a result of Expertus software, managed services and technology-rich solutions.

Based in Silicon Valley, Expertus serves its clients from the US, UK and India. For more information, visit, or call toll-free in the US 1-877-827-8160.

About Training magazine

Training is a 42-year-old professional development magazine written for training, human resources and business management professionals in all industries that advocate training and workforce development as a business tool. Training also produces world-class conferences, expositions, and digital products that focus on job-related, employer-sponsored training and education in the working world. Training is published by Lakewood Media Group.