Sarah Petsis is the Director, Client Success for Strategic Accounts at Degreed, a lifelong learner, and serial optimist. She has spent her career in academic leadership, EdTech and HR consulting, most recently at LinkedIn Talent Solutions; helping organizations across all industries succeed in building talent, learning and skills strategy, aligning culture, and growing results. When she's not playing with her 2 kids and 2 dogs, you'll find her traveling the globe with her husband and family, attending her kids' activities, practicing yoga, reading a book, or baking. She hails from Austin, Texas, and now lives near her alma mater in Ann Arbor, Michigan (GO BLUE!).
Cristina Rivera, Talent Management Manager for PEP U Learning COE, leads PepsiCo’s efforts towards a Future Ready Workforce, including driving a skills strategy. She grew up through a technology company (HRsmart) leading transformation and LMS strategy before joining to PepsiCo. She builds authentic relationships, pushes the envelope, and is a fierce advocate. Cristina also leads communication for PepsiCo’s Women’s Inclusion Network in North America to support one of her passions of equality and inclusion. Cristina enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and scrapbooking, when she’s not cheering on her two girls at hockey or soccer, or walking their three dogs.
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