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October 09, 2014 08:00 ET

lynda.com Honored by Chief Learning Officer Magazine

Dr. Britt Andreatta Receives Learning In Practice Award for Trailblazing

CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - October 09, 2014) - Britt Andreatta, Ph.D., director of learning and development at lynda.com, received an esteemed Learning In Practice Award from Chief Learning Officer magazine. Andreatta was awarded the Gold Trailblazer Award for accomplishments in transforming the organization's workforce development initiatives.

The 2014 Learning In Practice Awards were announced at a special awards ceremony during the Fall 2014 Chief Learning Officer Symposium in Carlsbad, California, which attracted more than 300 top corporate learning executives from around the world to discuss long-term learning strategies for creating and sustaining high performance.

"We are thrilled that Britt has received this recognition, yet not surprised, as Britt is a trailblazer in every sense of the word," says Lynda Weinman, co-founder and executive chair of lynda.com. "Britt has brought a level of expertise to her role that has been transformative for lynda.com, and it is a great honor to have her as a part of our team." 

"It is wonderful to be recognized for championing innovation in this area, but also a testament to the dedication lynda.com and the industry at large has to making learning accessible to every individual," says Britt Andreatta. "To achieve that is the true goal."

"The Learning In Practice Awards recognize transformational and visionary leaders in enterprise education," said Mike Prokopeak, editor-in-chief of Human Capital Media, which publishes Chief Learning Officer magazine. "This year, we received more than 200 nominations across 15 categories, and our panel of expert judges has determined these finalists are the industry leaders who truly champion innovation and transform it into value for their organizations."

Andreatta and the other 2014 Learning In Practice Award winners will be featured in a special report supplement to the December issue of Chief Learning Officer magazine. For more information about the awards, visit www.CLOmedia.com/learning-in-practice.

Britt Andreatta is the author of six titles on leadership at lynda.com, including Leading with Emotional Intelligence, Having Difficult Conversations, and Leading Change. With over 25 years' experience consulting, coaching and teaching, Britt has a profound understanding of how humans are wired and how organizations can bring out the best in their people.

ABOUT HUMAN CAPITAL MEDIA
Human Capital Media (HCM) is the largest integrated media company serving the human capital, management and workforce development industries. The company publishes Chief Learning Officer, Talent Management and Workforce magazines and conducts critical industry research through the Human Capital Media Advisory Group. HCM also operates one of the most widely referenced online industry resources, HumanCapitalMedia.com.

HCM leverages its award-winning editorial content with innovative integrated media products, including targeted newsletters, webinars, interactive websites, special print and online supplements, resource guides, industry research and benchmarking, a vendor directory, as well as live and online conferences that bring together international audiences to network and discuss leading-edge strategy and best practices in the industry. HCM partners with recognized industry experts to provide thought-provoking feature articles, news, opinions and insights through its award-winning publications, events and e-media and give human capital professionals the business intelligence and knowledge they need to succeed in new and changing markets.

About lynda.com
lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German-, French- and Spanish-language content under the video2brain brand name.

lynda.com, Inc. was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Carpinteria, California with offices in San Francisco, London, Sydney and Graz and is funded in part by Accel Partners, Spectrum Equity and Meritech Capital Partners.

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