Several programs developed by ITD received sought-after awards and are used by more than 2,000 companies and organizations worldwide. Many of them are Fortune 100 or Fortune 500 companies as well as universities. In particular, the Value of Investment System stirred up a lot of attention in professional circles. HRD managers and performance consultants from leading management consultancies attended public and in-house certification seminars to qualify for the implementation of the VOI System.
benthack direkt marketing GmbH
Delfin Personal & Mediation
Ernst & Young
Gsponer Consulting Group
Jelinek & Partner
Limberger + Dilger Beratung
Meta Five GmbH
M3international networking, Ltd.
O&P Consult AG
PA Consulting Group
ProGast Beratung & Training
RYTMUS consulting Ltd.
Schweizer Verband der
SHL Deutschland GmbH
Soencksen & Teilhaber
T.E.A.M. Marketing AG
VirtualArt Consulting GmbH
Wellness Consulting Doll
Zinal Consulting GmbH
Great Lakes Chemical
Swisscom IT Services AG
Swisscom Fixnet AG
HQ Interaktive Mediensysteme
Oracle Deutschland GmbH
SAP Schweiz AG
Würth Phoenix GmbH
arow-biz – Das Weiterbildungsportal
Akademie für Dialog
Core Business Development GmbH
Edutrainment Company GmbH
e/t/s Didaktische Medien GmbH
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
IBB Institut für berufliche Bildung
Kompetenz Center Feyerabendt
Huber + Suhner AG
Micron Electronic Devices AG
Unaxis Balzers AG
Alstom Schweiz AG
IBC Solar AG
Bank für Sozialwirtschaft
First National Bank
M.M.Warburg & Co.
Union Asset Mgmt Holding AG
Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH
Vereins- und Westbank
Vereinigte Volksbank Maingau eG
Productos de Maiz
Holiday Inn Hotels
Home Town Buffet
Helsana Versicherungen AG
WWK Lebensversicherung a.G.
Elliott & True Medical Group
La Costa Medical Laboratory
Laser Diagnostic Technology
Medical Design Concepts
OxyHeal Health Group
Black & Decker
Creabeton Materiaux AG
Hyperbaric Technologies, Inc.
Paul Hartmann AG
Ringier Print Adligenswil AG
SIG allCap AG
SIG Holding AG
Migros-Verteilvertrieb Neuendorf AG
Rewe Zentral AG
Entsorgung + Recycling
Schieder Service & Beteiligungen
Tiefbauamt Stadt Zürich
Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-
und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
City University Los Angeles
New York University
United States Open University
University of California, Long Beach
Dr. Herbert J. Kellner, Ph.D., President and CEO of ITD International and United States Online University (USOU) holds advanced degrees in psychology and communications from both German and American universities.More about Herbert
Dr. Kellner served as Professor of Communications at Clayton University, established by faculty of Harvard University. At New York University he held a Professorship in Management. He was also a Professor of Continuing Education for Pepperdine University. In 2000 he resigned from Pepperdine University to devote his energies full time to running ITD International, a Consulting & Digital Media Company and United States Online University (USOU).
Dr. Kellner is author of ten books in the field of Human Resource Development and Research Author of Creating Your Future (Co-Authors: Dr. Stephen Covey, Dr. Billy Graham, Art Linkletter, Dr. Betty Youngs, Zig Ziglar, et al.). He produced more than one hundred video training programs for clients worldwide, including several Fortune 100 companies. A panel of highly regarded producers and the editorial staff of the AV Video & Multimedia Producer Magazine have selected him twice as one of the Top 100 Producers in the US.
Dr. Kellner pioneered competency research and development in Europe and created the highly acclaimed and award winning STAR Competency Assessment Series that sold over 1 million copies worldwide. He also produced the video training series Career Contender with top coaches like Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Jack Canfield, Jim Cathcart, Harvey Mackay et al..
Dr. Kellner has been honored for his Excellence in Human Resources Development Research by the International Academy of Sciences of San Marino and was the recipient of the Professional Contribution Award from ATD, The Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) and the European Award of Masters for Innovation. His personal interests are in scuba diving and sailing. In 1987, he sailed with his wife and daughter on a 38′ sailboat from Germany to California. Five years later, they proudly became American citizens.
Gitta H. Kellner, M.A., Vice President of ITD International and United States Online University. She holds a B.A. and an M.A. in Psychology from a German and American University.More about Gitta
Gitta is also leading member of the University’s Program Development Team. She is Executive Producer of Travel Secrets TV and was involved in the production of the TV series Destinations: South Pacific that aired on Discovery and the Travel Channel. Gitta directed and co-directed eight TV shows for Destinations: Mexico that aired on FamilyNet Television. Now she is co-producing the TV series Destinations: USA and in charge of the Journey to Wellness project, a program developed by ITD International in Cooperation with United States Online University. This program targets coaches to earn the designation Certified Wellness Coach. Gitta manages the University’s Not-for-Profit Project Job Contender, a program that helps unemployed and underemployed people to find jobs and transform from job seekers to job contenders. She organized the first International Trainer Conference for European training directors held at New York University and co-developed more than 100 training programs for sales and management. Gitta was involved in the launch of Training Magazine in Germany, a publication for training managers and HRD consultants. She managed the production and distribution of the magazine that turned into the worldwide online publication Lifelong Learning Magazine. In her spare time, Gitta enjoys reading, beach walks and living a healthy lifestyle.
Georg J. Schlueter, Ph.D., Vice President for ITD International and United States Online University. He holds an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, a Ph.D. in Nuclear Physics, and an M.B.A. in Business Management.More about Georg
Connie Penn, Ph.D., Vice President for ITD International and United States Online University. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice with degrees from UCLA and CSPP San Diego.More about Connie
Dr. Mikel R. Walton, Vice President for ITD International and United States Online University. He holds a doctoral degree in Counseling.More about Mikel
Gary Kinnee, Director of Marketing for ITD International. He has over 30 years experience managing people and programs for large multinational aerospace firms.More about Gary
Michael Fischer, Director of Network Development for ITD International. He is a performance consultant and trainer, conducting seminars in Australia, Germany and the United States.More about Michael
Dr. Peter Hardegger, Director Europe for ITD International and United States Online University. He holds an M.B.A. and Dr. of Counseling.More about Peter
Dr. Folkert Klaassen, Director of Public Relations for ITD International. He holds a B.A. and M.A.in Human Behavior and Ph.D.in Communications.More about Folkert
Michael Castaneda., Executive Producer for ITD International.More about Michael
James Axiotis, Co-Producer and Production Consultant for ITD International.
Cindy Olivier, Director of Network Relations for ITD International.
Cindy is a longtime television and film industry professional. She represents the company within the communities of TV networks, movie studios, production companies and corporate sponsors. She brings a wealth of experience from her executive positions within the training & development as well as the TV & film industry. Cindy is a member of the Screen Actors’ Guild and American Federation of Television & Radio Artists and a former member of the SAG nominating committee.
Mike Castle, Editor and Producer for ITD International.
Verena Kellner, Editor and Producer for ITD International.More about Verena
Achieving Performance eXcellence (APX) Award
ITD International, was voted “Best Instructional Systems Design” company by Training Magazine Readers.
ATD Professional Contribution Award
Dr. Kellner was the recipient of this award from The Association for Talent Development (formerly ASTD) for his accomplishments in competency assessment and development. ATD is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.
Top 100 Producer Award
Dr. Kellner was selected from a large pool of applicants by the editorial staff of AV Video & Multimedia Producer magazine along with a panel of highly regarded producers as one of the Top 100 producers.
Top 100 Producer Award
Dr. Kellner received his second Top 100 Producer Award for the development of the e-learning platform Progressor, a teaching system which provides digital collaboration tools in an environment of experiential learning.