Miriam Manglani

Cambridge, MA

Miriam Manglani is an instructional designer and training manager with over 14 years experience and a Masters degree in Technology in Education from Harvard University with expertise in the field of eLearning, blended learning, and course production. She has worked for large companies as well as smaller start-up companies that have launched a product or team from the ground up. Her broad skill set includes an aptitude for learning new technologies, writing, editing, instructional design, visual design, and project management.

When she's not working, Miriam enjoys swimming, reading, writing for her blog, working with clay on the pottery wheel, and above all, spending time with her husband, daughter, and twin boys.


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Training Manager, R&D Learning
July 2019-Present

Akamai, Manager of Global Performance Operations
October 2015-July 2019
Akamai, Lead Senior Documentation and Training Specialist
June 2014–October 2015
Akamai, Senior Documentation and Training Specialist
May 2012–June 2014

Self-employed, Freelance Instructional Designer
November 2012–May 2013


America’s Test Kitchen, Instructional Designer
January 2011–November 2012

For a nationally recognized leader in the cooking publishing industry, led instructional design and course production for a cutting-edge online cooking school www.onlinecookingschool.com) that has enrolled thousands of students.

CDMSmith, Senior Training Specialist
March 2008–December 2010

Iron Mountain, eLearning Instructional Designer
June 2007–March 2008

Six Red Marbles, Contract Educational Product Developer
February 2007–June 2007

athenahealth, Instructional Designer
January 2006–February 2007

Newbury College and The New England Institute of Art, Adjunct Instructor in Web Design
Fall semesters 2003, 2004, & 2005

Various Companies, Web Developer and Web Designer
August 2000–January 2004

Technical Skills

Articulate 360, Lectora, Captivate, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro X, Audacity, Visio, HTML 5/CSS, Bootstrap, basic SQL, Microsoft Office Suite, and JIRA. Experience with Moodle and CornerStone LMS and SCORM standards.


Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, June 2005
Master of Education in Technology in Education

Coursework in learning technologies, learning theory, and curriculum development.

Brandeis University, May 1998
Bachelor of Arts, Major in English; Graduated cum laude.