Brad is employed Ericsson as Chief Learning Officer and Head of Global Collaboration and Knowledge Management. He is responsible for global competence development for Ericsson for its 114,000+ employees and 40,000 field service engineers located in over 180 countries. This includes all competence needs from sales, to services, product development and support functions. Brad is also responsible for enterprise collaboration and knowledge management working closely with the business, in partnership with IT, to define Ericsson’s strategy, investment roadmap and change management and adoption. Prior to joining Ericsson Brad was Chief Learning Officer at CA Technologies. He has also led learning organizations at Oracle, Siebel Systems and Sybase. Brad began his career at Price Waterhouse and McGraw-Hill Education.
5:00 PM Meet The Modern Learner
Today’s modern learner is impatient, overwhelmed and frustrated. They desire flexibility in where and how they learn, and have only a small amount of time to focus on training and development. How do we as learning leaders address these radical shifts? How do we provide nontraditional training and delivery to accommodate their need for just in time everything? Are we finding microlearning, mobile, communities of practice, on-demand performance support and curation to be effective? To remain relevant as a business function, L&D must understand the needs of modern learners. This very real discussion will cut through the noise and open up to the challenges facing learning professionals today.