Nabeel Ahmad
Learning Disruptor

About Nabeel

Nabeel is a learning disruptor who works at the intersection of business, technology and learning.

Nabeel leads strategic HR and learning initiatives in business environments with a focus on novel technology applications that build alignment with organizational goals. He applies unconventional yet research-informed methods and thinking to achieve breakthrough results.


Self-starter, successful as both entrepreneur and in enterprise organizations

Executive presence delivering in challenging environments


Full-stack development background with success transforming ideas to reality

Product management and user experience in agile settings


Integrator of learning theory, learning consulting and learner experience

10 years teaching experience at Columbia and NYU


Nabeel led these recent HR / learning innovations

Business impact

Connecting learning


Building trusted relationships


Building better teams

Learning analytics

Measuring learning

Talent development

Rethinking talent programs

Business simulations

Focusing on industry disruptors

Agile L&D

Minimizing time to market

Behavior change

Transferring workplace skills

Learning paths

Personalizing career development

Acronym finder

Understanding corporate jargon

Industry certifications

Showcasing industry experience

Learner experience

Making learning enjoyable


Where Nabeel's been and will be


  • October 3, 2018

    Chief Learning Officer

    webinar Useful Learning Analytics

  • July 28, 2018

    Human Resources Today

    webinar Neuroscience of Trusted Relationships

  • June 13, 2018

    United Nations

    speaker Full-day session on Learning Innovation

    Turin, Italy

  • June 11-12, 2018

    The Learning Forum

    Full-day session on partner development

    Amsterdam, Netherlands; hosted by McKinsey

  • May 30, 2018

    Professionals In Human Resources Association

    speaker How Learning Technology Connects and Measures Business Impact

    Los Angeles, CA

Selected Publications

  • September 2018

    Chief Learning Officer

  • T+D Magazine

    Smartphones Make IBM Smarter, But Not As Expected

    PDF, 4 MB

  • Handbook of Research on Mobility and Computing: Evolving Technologies and Ubiquitous Impacts

    Research-Based Insights Inform Change in IBM M-Learning Strategy

    Book chapter

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