Amanda Nolen



Amanda Nolen is changing the way global organizations use Learning and Development to 'right skill' the workforce and boost business results. Born in the United States but based in Spain for over two decades, Amanda has a mixed background in learning and commercial roles. A connector of people, trends and ideas, is also 100% fluent in English and Spanish (including tapas & wine!)As co-founder of the boutique consultancy NilesNolen, Amanda helps Fortune 500 organizations such as Google, HSBC and Novartis turn L&D into a powerful business driver through the right mix of strategy, technology, people and content. She also works with EdTech investors, and supports many vendors with their own positioning, messaging, commercial strategy and product roadmap.Amanda is particularly passionate about helping women and other underrepresented groups grow professionally through effective mentorship and sponsorship. She is currently working on a stealth EdTech startup project related to this.She is also an angel investor, the author of a recent LinkedIn Learning course on 'The Future of Workplace Learning' and faculty at IE Business School.