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Liz Nilsen, Purdue Agile Strategy Lab

Learning Session: Strategic Doing - Community Leadership Opportunity for Progress and Impact

Liz Nilsen develops and delivers programs to grow our next generation of thinkers and doers. As Senior Program Director at the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab, she teaches and practices Strategic Doing throughout North America and is responsible for a growing network of universities teaching the discipline. Prior to Purdue, Liz was a senior program officer at VentureWell, working with teams from 50 universities to transform engineering education. She’s also worked at Penn State and Virginia Tech, and first got interested in “how organizations work” through her work as a nonprofit program manager. Liz is a co-author of the forthcoming book, “Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership.” She has an AB degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Northeastern University.