Building Technical Skills through Enterprise Learning

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT  
Host: Future Workplace Webinars
By: Leah Belsky, VP of Enterprise Development, Mr; Leon Shklar, Managing Director, BNY Mellon; Jogesh Muppala, Associate Professor Department of Computer Science and Enginee, HKUST; and Kevin Mulcahy, Partner, Future Workplace

A rapidly changing economy and technology are putting new pressures and expectations on Learning and Development. Organizations are struggling to keep up with cutting edge technologies and looking for a new solution.

In this webinar, Leon Shklar, Managing Director at BNY Mellon and Professor Jogesh Mappala at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will be in conversation with Leah Belsky, VP of Global Enterprise Development, to discuss the challenges and opportunities for L&D leaders in adopting technical skills training.
This webinar discussion will include;

  • Challenges of technical skills training
  • Latest trends in technical skills training
  • How BNY Mellon is using Coursera for technical skills training
  • How Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is working with Coursera to provide the content


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Leah Belsky
Leah Belsky

VP of Enterprise Development, Mr

Prior to joining Coursera, Leah was a Senior Executive at Kaltura, an Intel Capital funded video technology company. She led the company from $1 million to $50+ million in revenue, overseeing Kaltura's 160 person global customer growth, operations, professional services teams, launching Kaltura's education business and European operations, and driving key parts of the product and business vision. Leah began her career at the World Bank and National Institutes of Health, served on President Obama's Technology Policy Committee, and remains a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She also sits on the Boards of Engine Advocacy and Public Knowledge, leading technology and startup policy organizations that promote freedom of expression, innovation, and access to knowledge. Leah is a graduate of Yale Law School and received her undergraduate degree from Brown University.

Leon  Shklar
Leon Shklar

Managing Director, BNY Mellon

Leon is a highly accomplished technologist with a history of successful implementations of Web, Mobile, and eCommerce platforms at the New York Times, Thomson Reuters and Dow Jones. He has a proven track record of architecting and delivering large-scale Internet applications based on Open Source, and experience with building and leading global software development teams. Leon received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Rutgers University in 1996.

Jogesh Muppala
Jogesh Muppala

Associate Professor Department of Computer Science and Enginee, HKUST

Jogesh is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the School of Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1991.

Kevin Mulcahy
Kevin Mulcahy

Partner, Future Workplace

Kevin J. Mulcahy is a partner with Future Workplace and along with Jeanne, is the co-host of The Future Workplace Network, a membership community for HR executives. Organizations across multiple industries and geographies regularly engage him to facilitate corporate workshops on ‘future proofing’ their business and HR strategies. Kevin coaches on leadership effectiveness at the Harvard Business School and is an adjunct faculty member at Babson College.


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