* Jenny Dearborn, MEd, MBA Professional Biography January 2014
Jenny Dearborn is the Chief Learning Officer and Senior Vice President at SAP, the world's largest business software company.
leads an internationally-acclaimed and award-winning team recognized as the #1 performing corporate learning department in the world by eLearning Magazine
As global Chief Learning Officer for the 67,000 employees at SAP
is accountable to design, align and drive SAP's
overall learning activities to enable measurable business impact.
Before SAP, Jenny was Chief Learning Officer at SuccessFactors for two years where she won six industry awards for the measurable business impact of her sales enablement initiatives.
Jenny was at Sun Microsystems for 6 years where she was the global Chief Learning Architect across all corporate content and was the Chief Learning Officer for the Americas - a position that led employee learning, partner enablement and the customer education business for the region and carried a 100M P&L.
Jenny was at Hewlett-Packard for 8 years where she started as an instructor and instructional designer and progressed to executive positions as the Learning & Development leader for Global Sales & Enterprise Marketing, Global Technology Services and Global Corporate Learning Strategy.
is thought leader in HR
, Learning & Development and Talent Management and regular contributor to business and professional publications.
is an international speaker and contributor to National Public Radio.
was the recipient of the Silicon Valley Tribute to Women in Industry award for 2013 and although she
has deep roots in Silicon Valley, with degrees from UC Berkeley, San Jose State and Stanford University, she
has a strong focus in international business and has traveled extensively in her
Jenny is on the Board of Directors at ASTD (the world's largest professional association for training, development and workplace learning) and TheatreWorks (the nationally-acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley).
Jenny is a professional artist and competitive athlete.
college sweetheart husband of 23 years have 4 active children.