Britt Andreatta, PhD

Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally-recognized thought leader who creates brain science-based solutions for today's challenges. As CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., Britt Andreatta draws on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning to unlock the best in people and organizations.
CEO of 7th Mind Inc Britt Andreatta

About Britt

Former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com and Senior Learning Consultant for Global Leadership and Talent Development at LinkedIn, Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience. She regularly consults with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations on leadership development and learning strategy.

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Her courses on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning have received over 10 million views worldwide. Titles include Leading Change, The Neuroscience of Learning, Creating a Culture of Learning, Organizational Learning & Development, Having Difficult Conversations, and Leading with Emotional Intelligence. Several titles have been translated into French, German, Spanish and Japanese, and are featured on Video2Brain.com.

A highly sought-after and engaging speaker, Britt delivered a TEDx talk called "How Your Past Hijacks Your Future." She regularly speaks at corporate events and international conferences, receiving rave reviews like "best speaker of the conference" and "best keynote I've ever heard."

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Corporate clients include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple, and also Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Domino's, LinkedIn, Franklin Covey, TransUnion, Avvo, Rust-Oleum, Alter Eco Foods, and Zillow.

Dr. Andreatta has worked with major educational institutions like the University of California: Santa Barbara (UCSB), Dartmouth University, and the University of New Mexico, and nonprofit organizations like the YMCA and Prison Fellowship's Warden Exchange Program. Dr. Andreatta has served as professor and dean at the University of California, Antioch University, and several graduate schools.

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Britt has published several titles including Wired to Connect: The Brain Science of Teams and a New Model for Creating Collaboration and Inclusion, Wired to Grow: Harness the Power of Brain Science to Master Any Skill and Wired to Resist: The Brain Science of Why Change Fails and a New Model for Driving Success. Upcoming books focus on the neuroscience of purpose and the conscious evolution of organizations.

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Britt has won several prestigious awards including the 2016 Global Training & Development Leadership Award from the World Training & Development Congress. She won the Gold Medal for Chief Learning Officer magazine's Trailblazer Award and was also nominated for the CLO Strategy Award for her work in designing a performance management program based on growth mindset principles. Talent Development magazine has identified her as an "outstanding thought leader and pioneer." She was featured in the June 2017 issue.

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She designed and led the Leadership Development Program at UCSB, which was funded by a generous donation from Dr. Barry Posner, author of The Leadership Challenge, and his wife Jackie Schmidt-Posner.

Britt's textbook, Navigating the Research University (3rd ed, Cengage, 2012) is used by many universities across the country. Learn more about her work in higher education at College-Success.com.

For those interested in personal growth and potential, Britt also shares tips and strategies from her own journey on her blog and website Soul School.


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"An outstanding thought leader and pioneer" ~ Talent Development Magazine


"You were not only the best keynote we have had for this annual conference, you were the best keynote I have seen, EVER." ~ Mark Walker, Board Member, Technology Affinity Group


"Dr. Britt Andreatta is an amazing speaker, who is passionate about applying neuroscience to your organization. And genuine. Excellent presentation!"

"Britt has been a “must see” on my session calendar for three years straight, and I’ve never been disappointed. In fact, I leave each of her sessions more inspired than the last."

“Dr. Andreatta is such an engaging speaker. Love her book! I loved all the quotes. They were powerful and went very well with the content. Thought provoking and helpful content, excellent presentation!”

"I loved it! I am always inspired by Britt. She is such a powerful speaker and I love that she addressed the challenges we are facing as a society head on during her talk. Very informative session!" ~ Attendees, Association for Talent
Development's (ATD) Virtual Conference 2020


2021

Launched 4 New Courses on Cornerstone On Demand
  • Creating Winning Teams
  • Increasing Collaboration on Your Team
  • Leadership Skills for the Future
  • 20 Questions to Improve Learning at Your Organization
Launched 9 New Courses on Skillsoft
  • Ensuring Teams Achieve Neural Synchrony
  • The Critical Conditions for Great Teams
  • The Negative Effects of Exclusion
  • The Entities of Change
  • Mapping Change Initiatives
  • Strategies to Thrive Through Change
  • Perceiving Failure as the First Attempt in Learning
  • Strategies to Maximize How Your Brain Learns
  • How to Bring Out the Best in Yourself and Others

2019

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25K followers on LinkedIn

Name contributor to Training Industry Magazine

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Published Wired to Grow 2.0

2018

Published Wired to Connect

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Over 10 million views on Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning

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Launched Britt Andreatta Training Solutions,
brain science-based courses that drive success

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Premiered keynote Neuroscience of Innovation

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Premiered keynote Wired to Become: the neuroscience of purpose

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Premiered keynote The Seismic Shift: how #metoo is reshaping today’s workplaces

2017

Published Wired to Resist

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Featured Thought Leader in
Talent Development Magazine (June)

2016

Won Global Training and Development Leadership Award

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Launched 7th Mind, Inc.

2015

Published Wired to Grow

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Joined LinkedIn as Senior Learning Consultant
for Global Learning & Development

2014

Won Chief Learning Officer Magazine Gold Medal Award

2013

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Published 7 courses on Lynda.com

2012

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Joined Lynda.com as Chief Learning Officer

2010

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Faculty & Dean, Antioch University and Pacifica Graduate Institute

2007

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Britt's daughter is born

2006

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Published Navigating the Research University

2005

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Won Professor of the Year Award

2003

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Britt's married her soul mate

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Won ACPA Outstanding Contributor to the Field award

2000

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Launched Andreatta Consulting

1998

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PhD In Education, Leadership & Organizations

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Faculty & Dean at the University of California

1990

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MA in Communication & Mass Media

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