Episode 28 - Melissa Daimler, Udemy
Melissa Daimler helps leaders design, operationalize, and scale their culture. She currently serves as the Chief Learning Officer for Udemy, where she develops learning strategies for both customers and employees. Melissa brings over two decades of experience across Learning and Development, Talent Management, and Organizational Development. Prior to Udemy, Melissa created and built Learning, Organizational, and Talent Development functions for Adobe, Twitter, and WeWork.
Melissa is a speaker, panelist, and contributor to broad industry publishers including Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, Chief Learning Officer, and Chief Talent Development Officer magazines.
She has served as a board member for the Association of Talent Development (“ATD”) and the Advisory Board for the University of San Francisco, Master’s Program for Organization Development.
Melissa is also the author of the McGraw Hill book, ReCulturing: Design Your Company Culture to Connect with Strategy and Purpose for Lasting Success.
We talk all about culture, including what it takes to build a strong company culture, what she’s learned from her experiences in different cultural environments. This includes WeWork, and when she realized they weren’t going to change. Melissa shares how she’s managing her worklife now as an executive, author, and speaker, and the systems she’s put in place to keep up with all of her activities.
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