Chief Learning Officer 250 (CLO250)
Rita Vanhauwenhuyse, VP, Customer Experience & Insights, Senior Network Director
Mary Lauria, Executive Director
This exclusive community is for experienced enterprise heads of learning from companies with revenues in excess of $50 billion annually who are seeking cutting edge solutions to complex learning and leadership development challenges within their companies as well as personal learning and growth for themselves.
Network Focus Areas
Build new learning models, transform leadership and talent, and prepare your organizations for the future of work.
Collectively explore opportunities coming from new technologies, personalized learning models, and improved tools.
Explore emerging innovations that can translate into new processes and leverage best practices to implement in your organization.
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For more than three years, Marissa has enjoyed gaining outside perspectives from her Human Resources network professionals as a senior director of Chief Talent Officer 250 (CTO250) Global HR Leader (GHRLN) Global Talent Innovation (GTIN) networks.
After more than 30 years in senior level and global Operations and Strategy roles in Human Resources, Marissa still values learning from her team.
What are you happiest doing when you are not working?
Vacationing with my family and being a fully engaged grandmother.
Chief Executive Officer
CEO, entrepreneur, tech genius, positive-thinker, startup junkie and lifelong learner, Mike knows it’s an honor to work with his team and his clients at Executive Networks. “I feel like I get an MBA a year. It’s an incredible learning ecosystem.” With every major opportunity coming from his network, Mike is committed to creating environments where everyone can flourish. “Your network is your net worth!”
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Chief of Staff to the President of the United States.
For more than 30 years, Mary has led Human Resources and Talent for global industries including Healthcare, Consumer Products, Financial Services and Energy. Most recently, Mary served as Chief Talent Officer for Johnson & Johnson.
As Executive Director for the Chief Talent Officer network and the Chief Learning Officer network (CTO250 & CLO250), Mary thinks the best thing about her role is learning from the different network communities around the world. The diversity of experiences always enriches the dialogue and the connections.
What’s the best career advice you’ve ever received?
“If you are not taking risks in your career, you are likely risking your career.”
Rita joined Executive Networks after being a devoted member of the Global Talent Innovation Network and CTO 250 for years. Prior to Executive Networks, Rita transformed the Talent & Learning landscape at British Petroleum.
A curious learner-for-life, Rita is dedicated to being a catalyst for people potential believing that “although we are all unique, we have similar challenges. Nobody has it completely figured out. Together, we know more.”
What is your superpower?
A passion for bringing out the best in people.