Jeff Cobb

Jeff Cobb

Managing Director


Jeff Cobb, co-founder and managing director of Tagoras, has spent more than two decades immersed in the global market for adult lifelong learning as an entrepreneur, consultant, teacher, and author. He has been at the forefront of learning technology trends and has developed deep expertise in helping organizations grow and improve their continuing education and professional development businesses.

Prior to Tagoras, Jeff was co-founder and CEO of Isoph, a leading provider of e-learning technologies and services to associations. He has also served as senior vice president of business development for Quisic, an e-learning partner to top-tier business schools and Fortune 500 companies, and vice president of business development for LearnSomething.

Jeff is a vocal advocate of cradle-to-grave lifelong learning, an award-winning teacher, and author of multiple books, including Leading the Learning Revolution and Shift Ed. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Family Firm Institute. He recently completed two 3-year terms on the governing board of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement, to which he was specifically appointed as an education thought leader. He has also previously served on the advisory board of Future Learning, the Professional Development Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives, the research committee of the Learning Guild, and the editorial board of Innovate, a publication focused on innovations in learning and technology.

Jeff co-hosts the weekly Leading Learning Podcast and speaks frequently on topics related to the future of learning and the transformational power of lifelong learning. More information about his speaking is available at