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WorkPod: Building #FutureOfWork with Radical Talent Transformation

In this session, Gabriel Dalporto, chief executive officer at Udacity, discusses some of the key issues concerning retraining and reskilling the workforce. He also shares best practices and strategies on how companies, leaders and educational institutes can tune their systems to the demands of modern world of work.

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Gabriel Dalporto is Chief Executive Officer at Udacity. Prior to joining Udacity, he worked at LendingTree, where he held several leadership roles, including Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
During his time at LendingTree, he was instrumental in driving the company’s transition from a microcap, mortgage-focused marketplace to a multi-billion dollar, fully diversified financial services marketplace. During his tenure, LendingTree delivered a remarkable 6745% stock price appreciation, one of the highest of any publicly-traded company. Dalporto joined the LendingTree Board in 2017 and continues to be an active board member there, and he is also a board member of Guitar Center.
Gabe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from the University of Florida and a Master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from MIT.

1:00 Gabriel’s journey
5:45 Gabriel’s on his diverse career path.
9:09 Reflection on the two decades of reskilling and education at the workplace.
13:34 Udacity’s contribution to workplace learning and reskilling.
16:49 The future of the university system vis a vis the new reality of work.
21:02 Ways to bring technology to the remotest corners for learning and development.
25:30:00 Impact of Covid on the learning and development scene in companies.
30:04:00 The role of a learning and development company while collaborating with companies.
33:57:00 The right depth and breadth of a tech transformation in workplace.
38:53:00 Challenges in retraining and reskilling the workforce.
42:06:00 The role of a legislature in reskilling programs implementation.
44:48:00 The role of Udacity in reskilling workforce around the world.
47:31:00 Are university degrees still useful?
50:29:00 Rapid fire with Gabriel.
56:19:00 Gabrial’s success mantra.
57:30:00 Gabrial’s favorite reads.
1:00:30 Closing remarks.

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