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Molly Nagler became Chief Learning Officer of PepsiCo in February 2019. She is responsible for a learning strategy that equips PepsiCo’s workforce to delight consumers around the world. PepsiCo is a Fortune 50 company with more than 260,000 employees.
Previously, Molly was Senior Associate Dean for Executive Education at Yale School of Management. In this role, Molly led a talented group in delivering 70+ executive development programs a year on such topics as customer insights, sustainability, global leadership, and managing high-performance teams. Programs ranged from 2 days to 6 weeks and were delivered to global audiences at Yale and abroad. Under Molly’s leadership, executive education doubled its program revenue while expanding into online courses that netted high participant satisfaction scores and completion rates above 90%.
Before joining Yale, Molly was Director of Strategic Alliances at UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, where she built international partnerships and worked with corporate clients on customized leadership programs.
Molly has also worked as a copy editor. While she remains devoted to the Oxford comma, she left the editing profession to pursue a Master of Public Policy degree from UC Berkeley. She has a bachelor’s in English literature from the College of William and Mary.
Wendy comes to Degreed from Adobe, where she most recently led Adobe’s customer learning platform, Experience League, and was the site leader for the 1,900 Adobe Utah employees and a founding member of the Adobe & Women Leadership Council. While there, she also led GTM, web and competitive strategy, and other marketing disciplines for the Digital Experience business unit. Before Adobe, Wendy drove marketing, advertising, and sales strategies at MRM//McCann, Novell, and American Express. She holds an MBA from the University of Utah and a BA in Communication from the University of California, San Diego. Wendy is passionate about coaching others in their career and leadership journey and was honored with the Leadership Excellence award in 2020 from the Women Tech Council.