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Client Case Study: Verizon with Lou Tedrick

Verizon has one of the most comprehensive learning ecosystems around. Find out how they've implemented Degreed to power a learning portal that helps employees learn the business, build skills, and earn a degree or get technically or professionally certified. You'll leave this session confident that even the most complex technical challenges your L&D program faces can be overcome, and that technology is a tool you can use to optimize employee development.


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About Your Speaker


Lou Tedrick, Vice President, Global Learning & Development, Verizon

Lou is a Human Resources professional with expertise in organization development, learning and development, and employee relations. As the Verizon Vice President of Global Learning & Development, Lou is responsible for enterprise-wide learning & development including: Leadership Development, Product Training; CS & Sales Skills Training (consumer & business channels); Systems/Process/Policy Training; HR/Compliance Training; Network & IT Technical Training; Tuition Assistance; L&D Systems, Operations & Analytics and online performance support. Lou manages a virtual team of 920 FTES.

Prior to Verizon, Lou was a Management & Organizational Consultant with OhioHealth and she held various HR positions with CompuServe. Lou is a member of ASTD and SHRM. Under her leadership, Verizon Wireless/Verizon has been recognized 12 consecutive years as a Training magazine Top 125 organization, ranking #1 in 2012 and 2013. Verizon was inducted into the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame in 2014 where they remain an active member. Verizon also ranked #4 in the 2018 ATD BEST and has ranked amongst the BEST for the prior 4 years. Her team has received a number of Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards and ROI Institute Award of Excellence for Best Impact Study in 2013 and 2014.

Lou earned a Master of Labor and Human Resources, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science - all from The Ohio State University.

She lives in Basking Ridge, NJ with her husband and two sons.

“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.