Schalk Pienaar

SVP – Growth & Innovation

Schalk Pienaar is the co-founder of Croomo, a multiple award-winning digital training development company that has become a catalyst for an inspirational evolution in online learning. Croomo creates learning assets for global clients that enhance participants’ learning capabilities with intelligent and radically crafted experiences that transcend traditional education.

Schalk’s passion for developing a streamlined online learning experience saw the birth of Clui, an award-winning cloud-based training delivery platform that is revolutionising the way participants learn, enterprises administer and authors share training. Schalk is a strong advocate of innovation and is focused on carving a new path in an exciting landscape that is the world of work.

Schalk is excited about the development of Brisbane as Australia’s tech capital. In 2015, he was invited to become a member of the Lord Mayor’s Economic Development Steering Committee. In 2017, Schalk was named the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Person of the Year. Schalk holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from South Africa’s Stellenbosch University.