Head of Learning Programs, GoogleEDU
Erica Fox is the Head of Learning Programs for GoogleEDU, Google’s cross-functional learning & development team. She works with a great team to provide Googlers a wide array of classes, cohort-based programs and learning resources, including Noogler (new hire) Orientation & On-boarding, people management curriculum, leadership development, professional skills, language instruction, emotional intelligence, creativity & innovation, and personal effectiveness. When not working remotely from her 1785 farm in rural Connecticut, you can usually find Erica in the classroom in any one of Google’s East Coast US offices. Before joining the GoogleEDU faculty, Erica worked in Google’s People Analytics team focusing on learning, leadership development and career development analytics. She worked with multiple learning groups to develop data-driven course selection and learning assessment practices, with the end goal of making Google's L&D and career development programs more influential and efficient. Erica joined Google in Feb 2007.
Prior to joining Google, Erica worked at Yankee Group, a telecommunications and Internet research firm, leading the Consumer Mobility research and consulting practice. During her 8 years at Yankee Group, Erica managed the Latin America and Asia Pacific research teams, and worked on due diligences, market sizing/modeling, and competitive intelligence. Prior to Yankee Group, she conducted Latin American telecommunications research & consulting projects for Pyramid Research and evaluated grassroots development proposals for the Inter-American Foundation.
Erica has a B.A. from Harvard University, and conducted post-graduate studies in political science at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She completed a Fulbright Scholarship in Chile. When not working she enjoys being silly with her 2 kids, trail running, gardening and doing just about anything outside!