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Chief Learning Officer, PepsiCo
Molly Nagler became Chief Learning Officer of PepsiCo in February 2019. She is responsible for a learning strategy that equips PepsiCo’s workforce to delight consumers around the world. PepsiCo is a Fortune 50 company with more than 260,000 employees.
Previously, Nagler was senior associate dean for executive education at Yale School of Management. In this role, Nagler led a talented group in delivering 70+ executive development programs a year on such topics as customer insights, sustainability, global leadership, and managing high-performance teams. Programs ranged from 2 days to 6 weeks and were delivered to global audiences at Yale and abroad. Under Nagler’s leadership, executive education doubled its program revenue while expanding into online courses that netted high participant satisfaction scores and completion rates above 90%.
Before joining Yale, Nagler was director of strategic alliances at UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education, where she built international partnerships and worked with corporate clients on customized leadership programs.
Nagler has also worked as a copy editor. While she remains devoted to the Oxford comma, she left the editing profession to pursue a Master of Public Policy degree from UC Berkeley. She has a bachelor’s in English literature from the College of William and Mary.