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Rob Seskin, MBA | Co-Founder, President and CEO

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Rob is responsible for the operations of Brookwood and oversees the development of proposals, budgets and project schedules. He works closely with project managers to ensure the successful completion of each project. He brings 23 years of project management, product development and entrepreneurial experience to the company.

Under Rob’s leadership, Brookwood has recruited excellent talent and fostered a gratifying working environment. This healthy environment helped Brookwood experience significant growth in revenue, number of projects and number of employees over the past decade. Since his joining the company in 1997 revenues have increased significantly and in 1999 Brookwood was listed as the number 1 Web Design Company in Philadelphia by the Philadelphia Business Journal. In 2002 Rob was named as one of Philadelphia’s outstanding “40 Under 40” for his commitment to professional excellence and contributions to the community.

Rob has focused Brookwood to be a major player in eLearning, Enterprise, and Web development providing solutions for such companies as Pfizer, Merck, Crown Cork & Seal, Johnson and Johnson, CIGNA and MonitorForHire.com. Additionally, Brookwood has become one of the largest Adobe training centers in the Philadelphia area offering their expertise in helping others in their development activities.

Rob earned his MBA from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA and has been published in various industry publications.

"An organization's ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage." Jack Welch

Les Seskin | Co-Founder and Chairman

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Les co-founded Brookwood in 1994, with a wealth of business and technical knowledge. He is a forty year veteran in the computer industry and is recognized expert in the development of sophisticated computer programs to manage complex projects across many industries.

He is also a co-founder of Primavera Systems, Inc. an internationally recognized and industry leader in project management systems and recently acquired by Oracle Corporation. In addition, Les is a past president of the Project Management Institute, as well as a noted speaker for numerous professional organizations including AACE, PMI and Society of Professional Engineers. Additionally, he has been a guest lecturer at the Sloan School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Les’s project management skills have led him to manage projects across a wide spectrum of industries including pharmaceutical, research and development, engineering, construction, manufacturing, information technology, chemical and government. These assignments have resulted in substantial savings to clients in lower costs and shorter schedules.

Under Les’s tenure, Brookwood has grown into a proven leader in designing and developing professional, learning solutions for its clients.

Education

New York University: BS in Civil Engineering

"In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins: cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later." Harold S. Geneen

Alpana Agrawal | VP, eLearning

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With nearly 20 years in the design and eLearning realm, Alpana has produced eLearning for a variety of business verticals including Pharma, Healthcare, Retail, Hospitality, and more. Her experience and leadership are focused on delivering high-quality learning solutions, providing exceptional client service, and accelerating business growth.

Alpana is passionate about transforming content into a visually appealing learning experience that induces positivity. By thinking creatively and freely, she can formulate innovative ideas to make learning impactful and easy to follow. Alpana collaborates and interacts with clients and directs the creative and instructional flow of projects. She works with all teams to streamline the process and develop an efficient workflow.

Skills: Storyline 360, Captivate, Presenter, Lectora, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition, Animation tools, iBooks, HTML / CSS, and Responsive Design. She won a Philly Gold Award for Creative Excellence in Interactive Media.

"Creative people do not see things merely for what they are; they see them for what they can be." Julie Israel