SAN FRANCISCO, June 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Degreed, the world’s first career-long learning platform, today announced Alexandra Cavoulacos as the opening keynote speaker for the Degreed LENS event. Alexandra, Founder and COO of The Muse, and author of the newly published book The New Rules of Work, The Modern Playbook for Navigating Your Career, joins an already robust lineup of speakers at the day-long conference.  

The theme of this year’s LENS event, Welcome to the Expertise Economy, will explore how forward-thinking learning, talent and HR leaders are already adapting to the new world of work. The conference will feature thought leadership, professional development workshops and case studies on the latest innovations in lifelong learning and career development.

“We’re bringing together the world’s best learning, talent and people leaders to showcase how employers are powering the growth of their biggest asset – their people,” said Degreed CEO, David Blake. “Everyone else is still talking about the future of work; we want to focus on how the most innovative organizations are already adapting, and to illuminate the path forward for others. Given Alexandra’s unique expertise on millennial mindsets and careers, we couldn’t think of anyone better equipped to get the day started.”

LENS will take place Thursday, September 28 at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, Illinois. Those interested in attending can find tickets and registration info at get.degreed.com/lenschicago.

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