John Epstein

A proud alumnus of Boston University with a BS in Finance, John Epstein possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience. His core competencies include consultative sales, negotiative consultation, public speaking, presentation skills, train-the-trainer programs, and learning content development.

With over 30 years of experience in business-to-business sales and learning and development programs, John has facilitated programs on four continents, engaging with individuals from more than 25 countries.


In 2000, John Epstein discovered his passion during a communication training class. Subsequently, a senior facilitator encouraged him to pursue training for the organization. Over the next years, he conducted six 12-week courses and surpassed global benchmarks, leading to his appointment as a coach and mentor to junior instructors.

In 2006, his experience and certification led him to Nielsen. As the Director of Internal Learning & Development, he facilitated sales, negotiation, and presentation skills classes. Additionally, he spoke at sales conferences, conducted needs analyses, and developed learning curricula.

In 2014, John conducted a train-the-trainer program on four continents, certifying senior leaders from over 20 countries. The following year, he founded Actionable Learning Corp, specializing in contract facilitation services. The company focuses on consultative sales, negotiation, and presentation skills. John also became a member of ATD and Toastmasters International, showcasing his commitment to professional development.

Notably, he served as the ambassador of the Nielsen Media Research U.S. learning organization and received special honors for hosting international guests from the Fortune/U.S. State Department Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership, as requested by Nielsen’s Vice Chairman on three occasions.

Today, John Epstein continues to impact individuals and enterprises worldwide, leveraging his uncommon insights into the business challenges and opportunities faced by diverse backgrounds and industries. His work epitomizes excellence in communication training and business development.

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