Bridging the Learning Gap to the Future
Business is ever-evolving — with technology, new generations filling the workforce, and rapidly changing goals. How can you keep up and stay ready for the future? Creating a learning and development program that’s as agile as your company and its employees. Discover how to use L&D to prepare your people for the challenges (and wins) the future has in store.
As a human capital futurist and strategist, Janice Robinson Burns develops and implements talent management and development programs that drive business results. She recently joined Degreed as their first Chief Career Experience Officer. Prior to Degreed, Janice spent 27 years at Mastercard, with her most recent role as their Chief Learning Officer. As CLO, she led the design and implementation of employee learning experiences and development programs globally, as well as development of frameworks to advance managerial capabilities and effectiveness. In this role, Janice was also accountable for providing thought leadership for change management and business unit transformation projects while ensuring an effective linkage to Mastercard’s talent development platform.
Prior to the CLO role, Janice served as Group Head of Human Resources for the Global Products and Solutions organization, where she was responsible for setting and executing the human capital strategy and delivering human resources support globally to over 3000 of Mastercard’s staff. Prior to that, she served as Chief Diversity Officer and was accountable for developing and implementing the company’s integrated global diversity and inclusion strategy. In this role, she was focused on enhancing corporate image, increasing employee productivity and engagement, developing the company’s talent pipeline, and ultimately driving shareholder value.
Janice earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University and a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.
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