Heide is Senior Vice President of Skillsoft’s training and development content and is also responsible for its Leadership & Business Skills content portfolios. She joined Skillsoft last year and is responsible for driving innovation across those content areas.
Heide has extensive experience in the publishing, media and educational technology & corporate training sectors. Prior to joining Skillsoft, she spent almost a decade working at Harvard Business Publishing, where she developed award-winning e-learning products in the leadership and business skills content areas, including interactive simulations, video-based courses, case studies and interactive learning solutions. Prior to that, she held several roles at the global publishing and media giant, Bertelsmann.
Heide is passionate about leveraging technology to improve the practice of management. She is also a thought leader in the areas of training and development and management and leadership. She has been quoted in numerous publications including CLO Magazine, HR Drive, Business Insider, INC,, Deal Crunch and Learning Solutions, to name a few. She is also a frequent participant in panel discussions and presenter at leading industry conferences. Because Heide has also held leadership roles in product development, innovation and product management at Fortune 100 companies, she truly has her finger on the pulse of what organizations need to train and develop today’s workforce, especially in an era of digital transformation.
Heide holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and is on the faculty of the Management and Organization Department of Boston College’s School of Business.
Skillsoft is a front-runner in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.
Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology and Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.
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