Ed Tech | episode 698

Training the Workforce of the Future with Udacity CEO Gabe Dalporto

Gabe Dalporto is the Chief Executive Officer of Udacity, an online education platform focused on digital upskilling and talent transformation. Gabe has been in role for just over three years now and prior to joining Udacity, he worked at Lending Tree, where he held several leadership roles, including CMO and CFO. September 15, 2022

698: Gabe discusses the skills that will be necessary for employees in the Digital Age and how companies can foster the upskilling essential to keep pace with their digital transformations. Gabe looks at the current state of digital skills and where Udacity fits in the spectrum of overall education. He describes the three main skill sets that will be crucial for companies to train employees in, the path ahead for employees in non-technical roles, and the best practices for companies developing their own in-house digital academies. Finally, Gabe advises incoming college students on what skills to learn for their future careers.

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This episode is sponsored by Cisco.

"the reality is hundreds of millions of jobs are being automated as we speak due to things like AI, machine learning, automation, and at the same time, hundreds of millions of jobs are being created, and the jobs of the past are rapidly evaporating."

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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