Josh Bersin + Degreed - Skills, AI, and the Future of Learning

Podcast by Workera

Skills Baseline

Hear from industry leaders as they share their perspectives and best practices on measuring potential skills gaps, developing skills, driving continuous learning, and planning for the future.

Hosted by Kian Katanforoosh - CEO Workera



#6 Gaining competitive advantage through upskilling, T-shaped AI career paths, and learning OKR's with Ujwal Chejerla

Ujwal Chejerla director, AI/ML COE joins Kian to discuss how he makes the skills of his workforce the competitive advantage, and the importance of measuring upskilling progress through setting learning OKRs and T-shaped career paths.

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#5 The role of skill insights and intelligence in digital transformation with Mario Maffie

In episode 5 of The Skills Baseline as Kian chats with Mario Maffie, Corporate CIO & VP at Mars. They talk about the critical role of skill insights and intelligence in digital transformation, not letting scale limit your experimentation, and share ideas on what business markers to use when measuring the impact of upskilling.

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#4 How to build a learning culture, skills-based talent management, and the ROI of learning with Shelley Osborne

Shelley Osborne, Head of Learning at Modal, talks with Kian about investing in true development cycles and our current talent through development conversations and targeted upskilling.

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#3 Impact of upskilling at the enterprise-level with Walid Mehanna

Walid Mehanna, Group Data Officer at Merck KGaA Darmstadt Germany, sits down with Kian to discuss all things data. They chat about the current state of tech upskilling, why Walid believes people are the most crucial component at the heart of a successful data strategy, and the key tools he uses to drive upskilling initiatives.

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#2 Data-fy everything and how to keep your team on cutting edge of technology with Ashley Fernandez

Ashley Fernandez, fmr. Head of Data & AI at Maxis, joins Kian to discuss why he believes it’s important to data-fy everything and how he implemented this mindset at Maxis. He talks about how assessments and benchmarking can significantly shorten onboarding and how facilitating mentorship relationships helps his team to stay at the cutting edge of technology.

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#1 Skills in data, Upskilling at scale and Data science with Fernando Lucini


Fernando Lucini, Global DS & ML Engineering Lead at Accenture, discusses why he believes the current one-size-fits-all approach toward learning resources doesn’t work. He talks about why the lack of proper measurement and guidance means organizations aren’t getting the value they think they are. 

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