Aligning Mission-Driven Organizations with Mission-Driven Leaders

About This Episode

Aligning Mission-Driven Organizations with Mission-Driven Leaders

To truly know a company’s culture, it’s vital to understand the value system that guides its people, products, and processes. Understanding this value system becomes all the more pressing when considering whether or not you want to work for a company. Skillsoft’s new Customer Market Leader, Leadership and Business Solutions, Rashim Mogha, touches on her experience in finding cohesion between the values of a mission-driven organization and values as a mission-driven leader, along with personal insight into her experience as a woman in leadership, how organizations can empower their teams through innovation, and the power that positive, empathetic, and optimistic leadership holds in driving company success.

About Our Guest

Rashim Mogha

Rashim Mogha is Skillsoft’s new Customer Market Leader, Leadership and Business Solutions. Her role concentrates on leading the content, platform, customer success, sales, and marketing teams to deliver compelling experiences to our customers. Prior to Skillsoft, Rashim held leadership roles at companies like VMware, Amazon Web Services, Oracle, and Automation Anywhere, where she built high-performing education teams and launched innovative solutions to support businesses over $2 billion. Recognized by Business Chief USA as a woman to watch, Rashim is an industry influencer, a thought leader, and a best-selling author. She is also a recipient of Women Empowerment: Game Changer, Woman of the Year, Women Tech, and Silicon Valley Woman of Influence awards and was inducted into the Alameda County Hall of Fame in 2020.

About Our Host

Michelle Boockoff-Bajdek

As Chief Marketing Officer, Michelle is responsible for the leading global marketing strategy for the Skillsoft group of companies, focused on driving growth, generating brand awareness and increasing demand for Skillsoft’s solutions among learners, customers and partners. Since joining the company in 2019, she has overseen customer marketing, corporate communications, demand generation, marketing operations and business development.

Michelle brings more than 25 years of marketing, branding and strategy experience to her role. Prior to Skillsoft, she held several executive positions of increasing responsibility in the high-tech sector, including as Chief Marketing Officer of IBM Watson, where she was responsible for marketing the company's artificial intelligence (AI) products and solutions. Michelle also served as the Global Head of Marketing for The Weather Company, an IBM Business, where she helped companies understand how to anticipate, plan for and ultimately make better decisions – with greater confidence - in the face of weather.

Michelle holds a Master's of Science from Simmons University.