Bucky Dodd PhD

CEO, Principal Consultant, ClearKinetic

Bucky Dodd, Ph.D. is the Chief Executive Officer and Principal Consultant at ClearKinetic, a boutique consultancy specializing in creating one-of-a-kind education and training solutions.

As a prolific writer, master facilitator, and creative strategist, his expertise focuses on the design of education and training strategies that unify sound learning and business practices. Dr. Dodd is the creator of numerous visual collaboration systems, including Learning Environment Modeling®, an award-winning system for the design and evaluation of learning experiences, and has been recognized internationally for his research and design expertise. He has a proven record of leading innovation initiatives in associations, corporate, government, and education organizations and is consistently sought out as a thought leader on the future of education and training across industries.

Dr. Dodd served as the inaugural chair of the State of Oklahoma’s Council for Online Learning Excellence and is an alumni of the Online Learning Consortium Institute for Emerging Leadership in Online Learning and EDUCAUSE Breakthrough Model Academy. Among the numerous recognitions he has been honored to receive are an Online Learning Consortium Effective Practice Award, a program for which he currently serves as a reviewer, and the 2017 Bruce N. Chaloux Scholarship for Early Career Excellence. Dr. Dodd has also been acknowledged by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education Cooperative for Education Technologies as the 2017 Sally M. Johnstone awardee, given to professionals who have made an outsized contribution to the technology-enhanced teaching and learning community. Recognition for accomplishments in business leadership include selection as a recipient of the Edmond Sun Business Times 2017 20 under 40 award. Dr. Dodd has also been instrumental in leading teams to achieve numerous organizational recognitions, including a 2015 Brightspace Excellence Award, the 2016 Journal Record Innovator of the Year Award, a 2017 United States Distance Learning Association 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning, and a 2017 United States Distance Learning Association award for Innovation.

Before founding ClearKinetic, Bucky served as the Assistant Vice President for Education Strategy and Innovation and Chief Learning Innovation Officer for LX Studio at the University of Central Oklahoma. He holds a Ph.D. in Education and graduate and undergraduate degrees in Adult Education and Corporate Communication.

Dr. Dodd is a leader, trailblazer, and innovator who is committed to sharing his expertise and passion for education and training with others.


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