Head of Learning and Development

As Vice President of Learning at Udemy, Shelley Osborne is dedicated to creating a learning culture at Udemy that’s built on continuous development with a growth mindset. Shelley leads and executes the learning strategy for Udemy employees and leverages innovative technology and fresh approaches to drive lasting engagement. She has 15 years of experience in the education sector and in corporate learning and development. Previously, she was VP of Learning & Development at Farside HR Solutions, specializing in talent leadership, management training, and soft skills development for startups.

Shelley regularly speaks at industry events and has led sessions at TEDWomen, ATD International Conference, DevLearn, Unleash, and more. She also contributes to numerous publications including Entrepreneur, Fast Company, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Shelley is the author of the recently released book The Upskilling Imperative: 5 Ways to Make Learning Core to the Way We Work, which details how to drive workplace development and continuous upskilling.