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Learning and development professionals and business leaders have come to realize data-driven strategies effectively drive learning and business outcomes. But what does data-driven learning really mean to the learners and what happens when they are empowered to take the lead in learning strategy and execution?

Join this TICE Virtual session, as Kelly Siegel, vice president and chief talent officer of Continental Western Group, shares her story of the creation of underwriter development paths – A process driven by learner engagement and representative of significant cultural shift in two related organizations.

This interactive session will provide easy-to-understand insights on:

  • Using data to drive development process and design
  • The business and cultural impact of empowering learners to build learning strategy and drive execution
  • The importance of identifying and engaging the right stakeholders at the right time


Kelly Siegel, Vice President, Chief Talent Officer, Continental Western Group, a W.R. Berkley Company
Kelly Siegel leads the Talent Consulting and Resources team supporting two W.R. Berkley companies, Continental Western Group and Berkley Agribusiness. Over Kelly’s 25-year career in financial services, she has managed sales, operations and business functions across multiple lines of business. As she gained business strategy and leadership experience, she noticed one important trend developing: The projects and initiatives that included the people element from the beginning of planning and continued to focus on the people aspects of change in execution were the projects and initiatives that experienced the most success. This experience gave Kelly a deep appreciation of how impactful engagement and development of talent is to organizations. As such, Kelly turned her career to focus on strategic consulting and management of talent development, change management and company culture.