Hunt Valley, MD - 8/12/2020 - SAI, a Baltimore-based software and consulting firm, today announced that leading learning & development and human resources executive, Patrick Boyle has joined the company as a member of its Advisory Board. Boyle will work closely with SAI’s board and leadership team on Acadia market positioning and platform features to better serve learning & development teams at global enterprises.
"Acadia is a proven enabler of employee behavior change for companies optimizing process improvement. Patrick’s experience developing training cultures has created competitive advantages for companies like UL and Medtronic. His experience will strengthen our ability to significantly improve training program outcomes for our customers," said Ric Hughes, CEO at SAI.
With more than 30 years of industry experience, Boyle recently retired as Senior Vice President & Chief Learning Officer for UL. There he established the award-winning UL University that enabled cultural change and increased competency across the company, creating a competitive advantage that helped grow revenue, margin, and profit substantially.
Prior to joining UL, Boyle led Organizational Development in the Asia Pacific territory for Medtronic. There he established people practices including HR, L&D, and OD. He also reengineered the regulatory process for global medical device acceptance, which delivered several hundred million dollars of incremental revenue. He received Medtronic’s Star of Excellence Award for this effort.
“Acadia is where Continuous Improvement and Learning & Development meet. It enables people to learn and repeat in the moment, making a huge difference for team members who want to do the right thing first and every time. More than anything, I am excited to work with the SAI team to help others succeed,” said Boyle.