Episode 12: Visa's Karie Willyerd on Learning Strategy
If you don’t already know Karie Willyerd's work, you should. She’s been at the forefront of corporate learning for a couple of decades, leading the learning function at companies like Lockheed Martin, Heinz, Sun Microsystems and SuccessFactors/SAP. She's an author, futurist and a successful tech entrepreneur who took her education technology company from startup to sale in just over a year. And now, after years away, she's a chief learning officer again. She took on the brand new role of global CLO at Visa in 2019. In this conversation recorded on stage at the Spring 2019 Chief Learning Officer Symposium, Karie talks about why she decided to take the job at Visa, what it means to be strategic in corporate learning and how she manages the function at a high-growth company. But what's most important about this conversation is what she has to say about the future of the chief learning officer role. Her insights are sharp, practical and informed by her years of experience. Thank you to our episode sponsors: This episode of the Chief Learning Officer Podcast is brought to by Bridge, the makers of Practice. Practice can scale the competency and confidence of your teams to ensure your organization thrives in today’s fast changing, unpredictable world. Visit getbridge.com to learn more. This episode is also brought to you by DXC Technology. DXC's human capital management solutions are powering the next-gen workplace. Learn more by visiting dxc.technology. Podcast Producer: Jesse McQuarters.