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Gloria Tam

Director, BCG U

Boston Consulting Group

Gloria Tam, PhD, is the director of Boston Consulting Group. She oversees the strategy, development, and implementation of BCG’s professional learning offering. Gloria’s expertise is on learning innovation and the science of learning, where she combines ed tech and the latest in cognitive science and impact measurement to create learning journeys and upskilling initiatives that transform organizations and individuals and make behaviors stick. She is also a columnist and content contributor to the World Economic Forum Blog and†Forbes, and she presents her learning thought leadership as a speaker and writer. Previously, Gloria was the managing director of professional learning innovation at Minerva Project, an education innovation startup based in San Francisco, as well as executive director at Yale School of Management, where she worked with Fortune 500 companies on learning portfolios involving leadership, consumer insights, innovation and lean operations mastery. She was also the head of global onboard learning at McKinsey & Co., leading a portfolio of digital and in-person learning initiatives for their 3,000 new hires per year. Prior to that, Gloria spent a decade as a business consultant, working with C-suites and institutional leaders on their business strategy and organization transformation journeys.