Degreed Visionary Award Winners 2024 celebrated at annual LENS event

The Degreed Visionary Awards recognizes excellence in skill-based learning and the business impact this achieves.

Pleasanton, CA — 12 March, 2024: Degreed, the enterprise platform that makes it easier for hundreds of companies globally to engage their workforce in skills-first learning, celebrated innovation and impact in learning at the 2024 Visionary Awards at LENS, its annual flagship conference where L&D’s greatest thinkers meet to innovate and share their experiences.


The shortlisted and winning companies are:


Learning Technology Launch of the Year
BNY Mellon – Gold
bp – Silver


Judges awarded the Gold award based on BNY Mellon’s significant cost savings through content optimization via Degreed, and the number of active learners the platform attracted in the 48 hours post-launch.


Learning Innovator of the Year
Exness – Gold
Bell – Silver
CI&T – Bronze


Exness was awarded Gold due to its impressive number of skill ratings and consistent skills taxonomy usage. Enabling it to advance its skills-first learning and internal mobility strategies.


Learning Marketer of the Year
Innovapost – Gold
Regions – Silver
KPMG Brazil – Bronze


Innovapost is being recognized with the Gold award thanks to high employee engagement with their personal skills profiles, averaging 16 skills per learner across the company. This lays a strong foundation for future skills-first approaches in learning, internal mobility, promotion, and more.


Business Performance Program of the Year
TD Bank – Gold
KPMG Global – Silver
Allianz – Bronze


Judges were impressed with TD Bank’s ‘build once for many’ approach in developing and deploying learning resources, enabling the company to create a more scalable and cost-effective way of upskilling its 104,000 employees.


David Blake Learner of the Year
Brandon Konecny, Checkr


At the award ceremony, Brandon Konecny of Checkr was highlighted as the ‘David Blake Learner of the Year’ in recognition of his commitment to continuous learning. Using Checkr’s annual personal learning stipend, Brandon has upskilled in compliance and advertising law, plus invested in Continuing Legal Education and supporting books. The flexible approach to his learning opportunities allowed Brandon greater autonomy over his learning and he has applied his new skills in his current role at Checkr, taking on more responsibilities and leadership.


Nate Kimmons, Chief Revenue Officer at Degreed said, “Degreed customers consistently push the boundaries of learning to better align with what their organizations need. As this year’s Visionary Award winners highlight, being creative and choosing best-of-breed skills-first learning solutions to support your learning strategies will pay off with greater agility, resilience, a stronger talent pipeline, and more skills data to support the skills-first organization.”


You can learn more about Degreed’s customer successes at LENS, watch the recordings online at LENS On Air.


About Degreed
Degreed is a technology suite that combines lifelong learning and data-driven development so organizations can accelerate workforce capabilities for greater impact and make skills the heart of all work.


Degreed is the only learning platform that makes it easy for companies to deliver daily learning, deep skill-building, education benefits, real-time insights and expert services, while connecting to the most robust and open ecosystem. Each day, over 9 million learners from hundreds of global companies use Degreed to gain the skills to grow in their careers.


Degreed, founded in 2012, launched with the mission of “jailbreaking the degree” where all skills are recognized, irrespective of how they are acquired. Degreed is headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with offices in Salt Lake City, New York, London, Amsterdam, and Brisbane.


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Jade Emmons
PR manager, Degreed

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