Beraterprofil: Uta Goerlich


Uta Goerlich
Talent Development & People Analytics

Uta holds a degree in administrative science with a focus on international relations. In her 25+ year international career with IBM and Shopify, she has become a recognized expert and leader in strategic workforce development.

Uta has a track record in translating business needs into talent development strategies, implementing and measuring for success with operational excellence. She is an innovator with ethical AI in People Analytics and supports businesses in unleashing their skills for success.

Career Background: Head of Enablement EMEA, Shopify EMEA, Global Skills & Career Leader, IBM Systems Technology Group, Sales Enablement Leader, IBM MEA

  • Talent Development
  • HR Transformation
  • People Analytics

  • AI-based Skills Management
  • Learning Culture for Growth

  • Skill Taxonomy
  • Competence & Career Models
  • Learning & Development

  • Learning & Development

  • Evidence based skill analysis
  • Data driven skills management & growth
  • Learning Experience Platforms, Learning Portals

Established and led talent development teams to enable business growth in:

  • Global (based in Germany)
  • Europe (based in Germany)
  • MEA (based in Kenya, travels across Africa / Middle East)
  • APAC (based in Germany)

Global deployment of ethical, transparent AI for evidence based skill insights to enable employee & business growth, e.g. career growth, performance metrics, succession / workforce planning

Australia (based in MEL): Assistant to CFO

  • Owner & Interim Manager: Uta Goerlich – Strategic Talent Development
  • Head of Enablement EMEA, Shopify EMEA
  • Global Skills & Career Leader, IBM Systems Hardware Group
  • Early Professional Sales Leader, IBM APAC
  • Sales Eminence Leader IBM MEA
  • Sales Eminence Leader IBM DACH / Europe
  • People Strategy Consultant at IBM
  • Various roles in IBM Sales and Marketing

  • Degree: Dipl.-Verw.Wiss.
  • Focus: Internationale Beziehungen
  • University: Konstanz
  • Master Thesis in collaboration with ANU (Australia National University), Canberra, Australia


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