CEO and President of 7th Mind Inc.
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Dr. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recognized thought leader in leadership and learning. Drawing on her unique background in leadership, neuroscience, psychology, and learning, and she has a profound understanding of how to unlock the best in people, helping organizations rise to their potential.
She is the CEO and President of 7th Mind Inc. providing groundbreaking research and science-based solutions for today’s workplace challenges. Britt has published several titles including her books 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. Britt is currently writing her next books on the neuroscience of purpose and the conscious evolution of organizations.
Britt is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience consulting with businesses, universities, and nonprofit organizations. Corporate clients include Fortune 100 companies like Comcast and Apple as well as companies such as Ernst & Young, Avvo, LinkedIn, Franklin Covey, AlterEco Foods,TransUnion, Rustoleum, 15Five and Practice. Dr. Andreatta has also worked with major educational institutions like the University of California, Dartmouth University, and the University of New Mexico as well as non-profit organizations like the YMCA and Norton Healthcare.
She has received over 9 million views worldwide of her courses on Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning.Titles include The Neuroscience of Learning, Creating a Culture of Learning, Organizational Learning & Development, Leading Change, 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” and she regularly speaks at corporate events and international conferences receiving rave reviews like “best speaker of the conference” or “best keynote I’ve ever heard.”
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 identified her as an “outstanding thought leader and pioneer” featured in the June 2017 issue.
She has served as the Chief Learning Officer for Lynda.com and Senior Learning Consultant for global leadership and talent development at LinkedIn. She continues to partner with Lynda.com and LinkedIn as an author and thought leader on learning and leadership.
Dr. Andreatta has served as professor and dean at the University of California, Antioch University, and several graduate schools.She regularly consults with executives and organizations on how to maximize their full potential.
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Executive Coach, Advisor and Facilitator
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Melissa has been an executive at high-growth companies for over twenty years. She now works as an executive coach, advisor, and facilitator.
Her primary focus is helping leaders operationalize culture. For any organization and team to scale effectively, she works to get the organizational systems, processes, and practices right. She believes that we can impact individual development more effectively if we also focus on organizational development. They work together as a system. They are leverage points for each other.
Prior to starting Daimler Partners, Melissa was an executive who experienced multiple leadership viewpoints throughout her career. She led HR for a fast-growing venture-funded startup. She created and built Learning & Organizational Development functions for Adobe, Twitter and WeWork. She built a coaching company while also the first employee of Coach University, one of the first leaders in the coaching field. Her experience as an executive includes coaching executives, helping teams work more effectively, and building scale-proof organizational processes.
Throughout her career, Melissa designed, built and implemented global initiatives that bridged innovative strategy with practical execution. She is highly valued for asking the questions that nobody wants to ask and solving the problems nobody wants to address. She believes that work is the best place for us to transform ourselves. She helps leaders clarify what they are learning and integrating that into becoming better leaders, at work and in the world.
She is an enthusiastic contributor to the body of work exploring the integration of organizational and individual learning. She is a speaker, panelist, and contributor to broad industry publishers including Harvard Business Review (HBR), Huffington Post, Chief Learning Officer, and Chief Talent Development Officer magazines. Her recent article on operationalizing culture in HBR was one of the most popular articles of 2018, viewed by over 200,000 people globally (10x the average). She has served as a board member for the Association of Talent Development (“ATD”) and currently sits on the Advisory Board for the University of San Francisco, Master’s Program for Organization Development. One of the first coaches certified by the International Coach Federation (“ICF”), Melissa graduated from the Pepperdine University Graziadio Business School with a M.S. in Organizational Development.
Melissa can regularly be found in the bay area hiking somewhere with views of the ocean, or urban hiking in NYC looking for the latest piece of graffiti art.