Jennifer McCuenSenior Director, Enterprise Learning
Jen McCuen is a global learning leader with a background in sales, organizational effectiveness and development, as well as performance coaching. Her interest and focus is on modernizing learning using a sustainable and scalable learning eCosystem that optimizes learning for the employee, moving it as close to the work as possible. Jen has an intuitive ability to connect with people to create insight, maximize development and facilitate change. When she’s at her best, she’s helping others realize their own best selves. Top 5 Strengths: Maximizer ~ Harmony ~ Developer ~ Competition ~ Significance StandOut themes: Equalizer, Connector Jen is currently the Senior Director of Enterprise Learning at UnitedHealth Group. In that capacity, she leads the research and development, including technology enablement, for the enterprise learning and development space, including user experience design, graphic design, learning curation and learning technology enablement. She has worked at UnitedHealth Group for 10 years and former roles include Enterprise OE/OD Consulting and Director of Sales Training for UnitedHealthcare. She is a master facilitator and specializes in team development, adaptive positive leadership and organizational strategy.
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.