Join David Blake, Degreed Co-Founder, as we wrap up an amazing day.

You’ll get his take on today’s big themes, and he’ll explain why he views skills as the currency of the future of work. You’ll hear why, to progress into the future, we all need to approach L&D in new ways.

Degreed has been hard at work helping to build the future, and we couldn’t have done it without the collaboration of our clients and partners.

Thank you. And until next time, farewell.


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About Your Speaker


David Blake, Executive Chairman, Degreed

David Blake believes that learning is too important to stay the way it is and has spent his career innovating in higher education and lifelong learning.

David is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Degreed. Individuals and organizations use Degreed’s platform to discover and answer for all of their learning and skills.

Prior to Degreed, he helped launched a competency-based, accredited university and was a founding team member at Zinch (acquired by Chegg NASDQ: CHGG). David was selected as a Top EdTech Entrepreneur by the Stanford d.School EdTech Lab, sponsored by Teach For America and NewSchools Venture Fund.

He is the co-author of the book, The Expertise Economy: How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed and has been published in the Business Insider, Techcrunch, Getting Smart, and Huffington Post. He has spoken around the world on the topic of the future of learning, including at the ASU+GSV Education Innovation Summit, Close It: Skills Gap, Future of Learning and Working, EdTech Europe, Next Generation Learning: Europe, Work 2.0: Australia and at TEDx.

“Learning, to me, is really the currency of the future. . . We didn't just want our people to be able to do the things that they needed to do to get through today. We wanted them to be able to do things to create the future.