Chief Learning Officer

A Chief Learning Officer (CLO) is the highest-ranking corporate officer in charge of learning management. CLOs can be experts in corporate or personal training, with degrees in education, instructional design, business or similar fields. Qualified CLOs should be able to drive the corporate strategy and align the development of people with the business goals of the organization. A full complement of skills, from business analytics, technology, learning theory, performance consulting and scientific inquiry are important for success.The CLO may report directly to the CEO, but may also report to the Head of HR or Chief Talent Officer. [1]