Nicola Barrett is Chief Corporate Learning Officer for Emory Executive Education at Goizueta Business School. An experienced business leader with a commitment to ongoing education and developing people, she works to ensure that leaders and managers have the mindsets, skillsets, toolsets and roadmap they need to be successful. Her passion for creating positive individual, team and organizational impact is what motivates her. Nicola’s career spans executive and senior management positions in business development, marketing, strategic planning and new service development within corporate, professional services, business schools and start-ups in the US and Australia. Beginning with IBM Australia in sales, marketing and management roles, she then fortified her experience with strategic planning positions at Bankers Trust and Ernst & Young LLP in New York City. She lived the dot.com boom at AllAdvantage.com where she built the global account management and advertising back-office functions. She also started two successful family-based businesses. In 2005 she leveraged her experiences and interest in developing people to become General Manager Executive Education at Melbourne Business School and followed this with roles at Darden Executive Education at the University of Virginia.