As an industry-recognized leader with more than 30 years in leading learning and talent functions in large-scale enterprises, Rob Lauber brings unique perspective and insights into today’s challenges in workforce development, learning and education technologies, business growth and performance outcomes.
Rob has deep experience as the chief learning officer leading front-line to C-suite learning at McDonald’s Corp., Yum! Brands Inc. and Cingular Wireless (now AT&T), impacting millions of lives around the world. He has also held learning leadership roles at Coopers & Lybrand (now PriceWaterhouseCoopers) and Dun & Bradstreet.
Rob has been recognized multiple times by Chief Learning Officer magazine for his work, including being named Chief Learning Officer of the Year (2013) for achieving business impact, leading business change, learning technologies and global learning. He has also led teams recognized in the Top 50 of Training Magazine’s rankings across multiple years. He is considered a sector expert and frequently participates in panel discussions, webinars and learning profession-related articles across the globe.
Rob is the founder of XLO Global LLC, a consultancy and advisory business designed to drive strategic value for business and workforce development efforts. He works closely with venture capital firms, startups and high-growth companies to drive innovation and scale with their solutions in workplace learning.