Ms. Owens is a learning expert who approaches learning programs in a systematic fashion, applying current best practices emerging from recent neuroscience findings.
Following a decade in the engineering field designing manufacturing facilities, recruiting young women engineers, and doing consumer and market research, Lisa shifted into a role as a full-time corporate training manager at Procter & Gamble. In this position, she created P&G’s first online global training programs, including a new hire web-based program in 1998 called Experience the Journey. She also worked on training for P&G interviewers. In 2000, partnering with a P&G recruiting leader, she created the first online internal job posting system for over 80,000 employees and their managers at over 200 sites around the world.
Following retirement after 30+ years with P&G, Lisa founded Training Design Strategies LLC (TDS) in 2012 as an avenue to continue doing what she does best: working with the doers and the movers of the world to help them achieve their goals through powerful training.
Beyond her current work with clients, she is an instructor for Ohio University’s graduate instructional design program, and on the executive advisory board for GC-ATD. Her publications include the books Your Career: How to Make it Happen (2016, Cengage Learning), Leaders as Teachers Action Guide (2014, coauthor), Lo start-up do una Corporate University (Italian), and a variety of articles and blogs on these topics. She is currently working on a course for ATD called The Modern Learner.