Specializing in web-based training & marketing solutions
Viva Learning™ LLC, based in Austin, Texas, offers a complete outsourced solution for the development, management and hosting of enterprise-level e-learning and e-marketing solutions. Corporate clients benefit from Viva's e-learning expertise, state-of-the-art technologies, premium customer support and fast-growing online network of over 140,000 dental professionals and 3,500 dental sales reps.
Viva's online products offer a myriad of automated tasks that streamline the entire training process, making web-based training initiatives cost-effective and easy to manage for organizations of all sizes.
Classroom or paper-based training programs are transformed into user-friendly online knowledge resources. Continuing education webinars and product training videos are created using state-of-the-art technology, resulting in learning experiences that are compelling and memorable. And effective marketing messages are delivered directly to a targeted audience that has opted in to the Viva Network. The end result for Viva's clients: more leads, more sales and positive brand recognition.
Dr. Philip Klein, Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Philip Klein has over 30 years of experience in the health care profession including private practice, education and industry. Dr. Klein attended the University of Pennsylvania College of Engineering and Applied Science, where he earned a Bachelor of Applied Science degree. He then went on to earn both his DMD degree and a Post-Doctorate specialty degree in Endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Klein practiced Endodontics for twelve years in Philadelphia.
In 1994 Dr. Klein founded and served as President and CEO of Dental Logics Inc., a research and development company specializing in endodontic and restorative products. At Dental Logics Dr. Klein patented and developed a new post system and composite material designed to repair compromised teeth. Both products were subsequently sold to an international dental company, Premier Dental Products Company. Dr. Klein currently holds three dental patents, including the IntegraPost System, which has gained great popularity in the United States and abroad.
In 1999 Dr. Klein founded and served as CEO of Learn HealthSci Inc., a San Diego-based company specializing in the production and management of online training modules for dental health care professionals and sales representatives.
Currently Dr. Klein serves as CEO of Viva Learning LLC, a global e-learning company based in Austin Texas. Viva Learning LLC has taken a leadership position in interactive Internet-based continuing education and product training for the dental profession, with a user base of over 100,000 dentists and 3,500 dental sales reps.
Brian Hale, Chief Technical Officer
Brian Hale is CTO and Managing Director of Viva Learning LLC. Brian graduated from Ohio State University and Wright State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering. From the early 1980s through the early 1990s Brian worked as an engineer in the in-flight algorithms department for the B2 Stealth Bomber. This position was followed by a stint with OR Concepts Applied, where he focused on optimization technology.
In 1996 Brian founded Sierra Web Design, a software development firm specializing in Internet-related applications. Sierra Web Design was instrumental in launching Reno Air's successful online ticketing service, and consulted for over 400 businesses around the country.
From 1999 onwards Brian has been the principal software developer and manager for Viva Learning's Internet technology. In this capacity, Brian works closely with Viva Learning's corporate clients, keeping them at the forefront of online learning and e-marketing.