Sharon Claffey Kaliouby
VP North America, Learning Pool
As VP North America, Sharon is an advocate for analytics-led, personalized workflow learning in collaboration with customers. She plays a leading role in delivering Learning Pool’s unique value proposition in a crowded learning technologies market, in order to make a significant contribution to the industry, as well as build a global brand and achieve ambitious growth. As the Co-founder of #WomeninLearning, Sharon actively promotes Women in Learning and Leadership. Her goal is to support awareness of gender equality and to create an environment committed to a more diverse future. Recently, Sharon was awarded 2019 Top 50 Leaders in Learning & Development -Americas and in 2018 she earned the global accolade of the Learning & Performance Institute’s Learning Professional of the Year. Previously Sharon was a Masie Fellow & Advisor where she supported events and shows, with high social impact and those "breaking" boundaries. At State Street Global Advisors, she was the Head of Global Learning & Development. She led, developed and implemented a global learning strategy, starting with the internal sales force as key clients & then deployed the rollout to the entire organization. As the Head of Thomson Reuter’s Sales Academy Learning Partners’ she ensured consistent learning and sales enablement, globally. Sharon also served as SVP for Enterprise Ireland in an international market advisor role helping Irish learning solution companies increase revenue, networks and business partnerships. Lastly, Sharon was a two-time member of the USFA National gold medal women’s sabre fencing team.