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13 November 2019

London, UK


a new future of learning

It’s impossible for us to know what the future of work will look like, but as People Innovators, it’s up to us to imagine the possibilities and bring them to life. We’re excited to bring the People Innovators Summit to London to embark on a journey to discover what programs, technologies, and initiatives innovative leaders like yourself are doing to propel organisations successfully into the future. Join us to imagine the future of work and how you can make your bold new ideas into reality.

The People Innovators Summit is hosted by Udemy, the world’s largest online learning marketplace. Udemy for Business supports organizations as a strategic learning partner to upskill their workforce and move skills forward.

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inspiring speakers

In the past, the Summit has brought learning leaders from organizations like PayPal, Facebook, Charles Schwab and Adobe to the stage.

Strengthen your
professional network

Build meaningful connections with L&D, HR and People leaders at the world’s leading organizations.

Attended by leaders at organizations like

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Belinda Bowling

Social Impact Director

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Belinda Bowling is the Social Impact Director of technology investment giant Naspers, and the co-founder of Naspers Labs, a disruptive 21st century solution to South Africa’s youth unemployment crisis.  More of a brindle than a pure-bred, her career started with a foray into the private sector in law and investment banking, followed by 15 years in international development in Asia and Africa, working for the UN, nonprofits and social businesses.  One of only 3 foreign woman ever to be awarded a Presidential Medal by the Government of Afghanistan (where she worked for 7 years), Belinda’s academic background is law, and she holds a BA LLB LLM.

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Shelley Osborne

Head of L&D

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Shelley Osborne is Head of L&D at Udemy. She has 14 years of experience in the education sector and in corporate learning and development. Previously, she was VP of Learning & Development at Farside HR Solutions, specializing in talent leadership, management training, and soft skills development for startups. At Udemy, Shelley leads and executes the learning strategy for Udemy employees. She has a master’s degree in Education from the University of Calgary and a bachelor of education from the University of Alberta.

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Darren Shimkus


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Darren Shimkus has nearly two decades of experience building and growing high-performing sales, marketing, and product management teams. Darren currently serves as President of Udemy for Business at Udemy. Darren began his career in corporate education at the Corporate Executive Board (CEB) in Washington D.C. and London and has built and grown several technology companies, where he served in various product development, sales, and general management roles. He received his BA from William & Mary and his MBA from Stanford University.

Additional speakers coming soon. Nominate a learning leader to speak at the Summit here.


The Brewery

52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SD, UK
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These hotels are in the heart of London City and within walking distance to The Brewery

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The Montcalm

22-25 Finsbury Square, Finsbury, London EC2A 1DX, UK

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The Moorgate

34 London Wall, London EC2R 6BH, UK

Spotlight on 2018

Check out some of the most memorable sessions from the 2018 Summit.

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Approaching Unconscious Bias with Authenticity

Molly Hill, VP of Global Talent at Starbucks

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What Is Learning Anyway?!

Uli Heitzlhofer, Director People Learning & Development at Lyft

Learning to

Learning to "UNLearn"

Dean Griess, Managing Director - Learning Delivery at Charles Schwab

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Rebel Talent: Why It Pays to Break the Rules at Work and In Life

Francesca Gino, Professor at Harvard Business School

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