Chris Pirie
Chris Pirie
Founder and CEO, The Learning Futures Group

Chris Pirie is the Founder and CEO of The Learning Futures Group formed to help organizations rethink their Learning
and Development strategy in the face of historic workplace disruption and change. Formerly a Partner Level General
Manager and Chief Learning Officer at Microsoft and Vice President of eLearning at Oracle, Chris has built deep
expertise in the digital transformation of workplace learning and technology in areas including B2C product
management, product marketing, enterprise software sales, channel partnerships, sales and technical field
enablement, digital transformation, marketing and award winning large scale global talent development programs
such as PitchPerfect, Microsoft Business School, Oracle Learning Network, and Microsoft Certifications.
The Learning Futures Group is a rapidly-expanding global network of high-skill, high-energy veterans of the
workplace learning and learning technology fields, with a focus on offering practical help to the Chief Learning
Officer, Training and Talent leadership of mid-size to enterprise-class brands. Our skill base is composed of decades
of experience at some of America’s biggest technology companies creating change, as well as in education, content
creation and thought leadership. We are also fearless collaborators and believe in the power of the network and the
Chris brings a passion for driving disruptive change and innovation, a proven business and people leader of large
functional teams in very dynamic enterprise environments. Skilled in strategic Partnerships with leading business
schools such as The London Business School, INSEAD, and learning related technology and service providers.
Experienced Board Chair and Board member in learning related fields such as Association for Talent Development,
and Learning for International NGOs. Founding Board Member of Frequent contributor and speaker
at industry conferences and participant in industry forums including Deloitte CLO Consortium, Future Workplace ,
INSEAD, CLO Forum, AST ICE, conference and others.