Short Bio for Britt Andreatta
As the CEO of 7th Mind, Inc., Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader who uses her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning, to create groundbreaking solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt is the former Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com (now LinkedIn Learning) and she has over 10 million views worldwide of her courses. She regularly consults with businesses, universities and nonprofit organizations on learning strategy and leadership development. Winner of several international awards, Britt is the author of several books and trademarked models.
Long Bio for Britt Andreatta
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.
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.
Formerly 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.
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, 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.
Her courses on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning have received over ten million views worldwide. Other titles include Leading Change, The Neuroscience of Learning, Creating a Culture of Learning, Organizational Learning & Development, Having Difficult Conversations, and Leading with Emotional Intelligence.
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.”
Britt’s industry accolades include several prestigious awards, such as 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 identified her as an “outstanding thought leader and pioneer” featured in the June 2017 issue.
“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
“The top two sessions were Britt Andreatta and Barack Obama” + “Your research/presentation are THE BEST! Thank you for pouring your passion and curiosity into your work and sharing it with us” + "Your session on purpose was informing, engaging and inspiring!" ~ Attendees, Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) International Conference & Expo 2018
“Britt, sending a ton of thanks for your support of the Leader meeting last week—a TERRIFIC experience. The talk you gave spirited people in such a positive way AND your delivery was flawless. Thank you for helping us to get our leaders into the “think differently” space. Loved it!” ~ Martha Soehren, Chief Talent Officer and SVP, Comcast
“Britt has been a gift in my life, both professionally and personally. I was immediately impressed with her warmth and top-notch coaching skills. Then we got to see how fabulously she teaches her content, with a number of high quality courses that were instrumental for Lynda.com to launch our business skills area. She has a high EQ to help people at various levels of an org find their best selves.” ~ Jolie Miller, Head of Business & IT Content, LinkedIn
“I have partnered with Britt on several major initiatives. Britt rapidly assesses a business situation and is able to immediately apply the perfect concepts and craft a learning journey that enhances participants’ capability to achieve their goals both personally and professionally. I could not imagine taking a company through rapid growth or major change without her.” ~ Dr. Kelly McGill, Diversity & Inclusion, Amazon
“I've done the ‘required’ management and leadership training at a number of companies from small startups to giants in the enterprise space—including Microsoft and Cisco—and without a doubt, the training that Britt has done for us at Avvo has been the most engaging and useful of all. The way she combines scientific research, first-hand experience, and practical advice has been incredibly valuable.” ~ Tim Ahlers, Director of Product Management, Avvo
“You have powerful influence in our field and a whole generation of L&D professionals is hungry for your message. People are better because of what you do.” ~ Cory Kreeck, Executive Director for Training & Development, Beachbody