Josh Davies

Keynote: Wednesday, April 9




Josh Davies is passionate about helping others make an impact in their lives, jobs, and community. His engaging and connecting speaking style combined with relevant content make him an in-demand speaker, consistently giving more than 60 presentations annually across North America, the Middle East, and Asia. Mr. Davies was awarded the 2022 H.G. Weisman Award by the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals for his exceptional service to workforce development nationwide. He was also named by Education 2.0 as one of 2022’s Outstanding Leaders, and by the Global Forum for Education and Learning as one of 2021’s Top 100 Visionaries in Education in recognition for his contributions to education globally. Previously, he was named by Training Magazine as one of the Top 10 Trainers Under 40 in America.

Davies is currently the Director of Workforce for Aztec. Aztec is a leading provider of workforce training and certification solutions designed to empower individuals to succeed in their careers. Bringing together academic and career-focused courses, Aztec equips learners with industry-relevant knowledge and creates pathways for career growth and advancement. A graduate of American University, Josh is also active in various boards and commissions. He currently serves on the Colorado State Rehabilitation Council and has finished serving his second term on the Executive Board of the Colorado Workforce Development Council, where he chaired the State Education and Training Steering Committee. He also led the P-Tech Selection Committee for Colorado and served on the board of the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative. In addition to his work in the public sector, Josh also served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals, was President of the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) and co-chaired the Colorado State Youth Council.