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Ghenno Senbetta

Ghenno Senbetta

Learning Design & Technology
Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Dr. Senbetta has held several leadership positions in learning & development, change management and knowledge management at BP America, Inc., Powered Performance, Inc., Arthur Andersen LLP, Ernst & Young and Accenture. In his current role at Abbott Laboratories, Dr. Senbetta serves as the Director of Training and Compliance where he leads the global ethics and compliance training programs and provides performance consulting services.

Dr. Senbetta’s passion and expertise is in creating pioneering technology-enabled methods and tools to accelerate learning through knowledge management, learning and talent development solutions.

Dr. Senbetta is a pragmatic problem solver and a creative innovator with a passion to apply the skills and experiences he has acquired to develop and implement practical knowledge management and performance improvement solutions. His interest and reputation is to enable organizations develop their people capabilities focusing on delivering measurable results to meet targeted goals.


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Ph.D. in Educational Computing and Instructional Development
M.S. in Educational Computing and Instructional Development
B.S. in Geology

Select Publications

Future Work - Putting Knowledge to Work in the Knowledge Economy published by The Free Press. Dr. Senbetta served as the contributing editor and chairman of the editorial board.

The New Wave of Performance Support, Chief Information Officer Journal.

Helping Workers Perform, STADA (Singapore Training and Development Association) News.

The Myth of One Hour of CBT, CBT Directions.


Adjunct Professor, Human Performance Technology course, Purdue University

Professional Memberships

Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics (SCCE)
International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI)
Inside Technology Training Magazine, Editorial Advisory Board