Chief Learning Officer at Degreed, former CLO at LinkedIn, former VP of Learning at Yahoo! Kelly held executive positions in learning, M&A, and product development at Sun Microsystems.
She is a co-author of the book "The Expertise Economy: How the smartest companies use learning to engage, compete, and succeed."
Kelly Palmer is on a mission to change the way the world learns
Former Director of Learning at Tesla Motors, worked for Apple, Microsoft, Gap.
Active member of the Consortium for Advancing Adult Learning & Development. She earned a law degree from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree at Indiana University.
Thought leader in the transition to “Invisible learning and development”, which strives to embed learning in the flow of work and empower employees to take charge of their development.
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a specialization in Collaborative Learning, MBA in Masters in Transpersonal Psychology, Certified expert in Cultural Transformation Tools and Spiral Dynamics Integral.
Author of the numerous books and articles including «The Appreciative Facilitator: Accelerated Learning Practices and Dynamic Relationships: Unleashing the Power of Appreciative Inquiry in Daily Living»
Professor at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) College of Management
Senior Appreciative Inquiry Strategist for Flourishing Leadership Institute and a member of the Appreciative Inquiry Council of Practitioners for the Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry and Taos Institute
Internationally recognized for her creation of SOAR methodology: a positive approach to strategic thinking, planning, and leading that focuses on strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results in strategic conversations.