About us

Inspiring you with the latest insights in learning & leadership development

The IE Center for Corporate Learning Innovation strives to help you make a significant and positive impact on your organization and on your career.

Our innovative techniques are inspired by insights about how people learn from neuroscience and development psychology. We offer free webinars, assessments, best practices and case studies that will allow you to enhance your expertise.

The Center in 3 Words


Innovation and accelerated technological advancements have fueled the Fourth Industrial Revolution. To stay ahead in our ever-changing world, it’s vital to understand these forces of transformation. Effectively adapting to and engaging in the VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous) environment allows companies to become better equipped for the future. Our research focuses on how organizations can develop their people in the most efficient and effective ways to deliver superior results. We collaborate on applied research with organizations around the world, garnering real time insights.


Education is essential to solving challenges at the forefront of today’s complex, unpredictable world. It is essential to provide people with the right capabilities to be successful in their careers. The IE Center for Learning Innovation will feature learning resources including webinars, workshops, assessments, articles, research reports, degree-granting programs, and executive education.


One of the goals of the Center for Corporate Learning Innovation is to build a robust community of professionals in learning and leadership development. By joining this network, you will have access to a leaders in the field with whom you can share insights, ideas, and glean practical wisdom. This will help you fulfill your lifelong learning goals while driving lasting success.

Meet the team

At IE, we are proud to be continuously reinventing higher education by advancing our pedagogy, updating programs at the speed of business, using the latest education technologies and leveraging world-class research insights.

With professional and academic expertise across a wide range of fields, our team of faculty bring their unique perspectives and insights to spur innovation in the field of learning and leadership development.

Our goal is to advance the capabilities of L&D professionals so that they can support their organizations and people to perform at their best. Each faculty member plays an important role in a variety of areas such as research, program design, publications, and teaching.

Nick van Dam

Board Member, Chief Learning Officer, Academic Director and Professor at IE. Former McKinsey Partner, Chief Learning Officer and Advisor

Jan Rijken

Adjunct Professor at IE and Director of Learning Institute at Wiley-CrossKnowledge

Noémie Le Pertel

Adjunct Professor at IE and Founder of Empowered Wellness & Center for Positive Leadership

Judith Grimbergen

Adjunct Professor at IE and Founder of Visual Thinking and Visual Drawing for Business

Jacqueline Brassey

Adjunct Professor at IE and L&D Director at McKinsey & Company

Els van der Helm

Adjunct Professor at IE and Founder of Shleep

Cristina Fernández Tesoro

Project Manager at IE Business School and Senior Consultant at the United Nations Institute for Training & Research

Beth Loeb Davies

Adjunct Professor, Consultant, Keynote Speaker, Podcast Host and Former Head of L&D at Tesla

Barbara Oakley

Adjunct Professor at IE and Full Professor at Oakland University

Patrícia Garcia Rodriguez

Adjunct Professor and Program Leader Executive Education at IE. Human Rights and International Law Practioner

Wim Focquet

Academic Director and Associate Professor at IE. HR and CSR Director BELUX for DPD

Cuqui Cabanas

Professor and Chair, Organisational Behaviour and Human Resources Department

Caroline Mol

Adjunct Professor at IE and Director Of Strategic Partnerships at edX EMEA

Eileen M. Rogers

Adjunct Professor


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Center for Corporate Learning Innovation