Heide Abelli is an accomplished executive with extensive general management experience. She has held senior leadership positions at leading educational technology and training providers such as Skillsoft and Harvard Business Publishing, where she developed award-winning, groundbreaking corporate training solutions. She is a seasoned veteran of product development, innovation, and product management in the fields of corporate training and ed tech.
Abelli is a globally recognized subject matter expert in the areas of leadership, management, general business skills, the unique skills required for success in the digital economy, employee L&D, and effective corporate training practices. She is a frequent contributor to
Forbes and has been featured as an author and SME in dozens of business publications around the world, including
Forbes, Fortune, The Economist, Business Insider and
CEO Today. Abelli regularly speaks at industry conferences in the field of corporate training and is invited as a SME for webcasts and podcasts in leadership, the future of corporate learning, and in-demand job skills.
Abelli is currently a teaching faculty member of the Boston College Carroll School of Management, an independent consultant in the ed tech sector, and the cofounder of an entrepreneurial venture in the training space called SageX. Finally, Abelli is a National Diversity Council 2019 Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Tech award recipient and a 2019 Stevie Women in Business award winner. She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.