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Nancy Spears

CEO, genConnectU

Nancy Spears, entrepreneur, author and speaker is connecting experts and their wisdom through on demand learning. CEO and founder of genconnectU, the global eLearning platform is focused on advancing careers across generations.

With over 3,000 experts and 20,000 video lessons, genconnectU is at the frontier of delivering certified learning at scale. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland gcU received seed funding from Enterprise Ireland in 2020. With offices in NYC and Dublin, the company distributes its courses throughout the US and EMEA.

Founded in 2018, genconnectU delivers high quality courses which include learning tools and assessments for CPD certification. In 2023 genconnectU formed the Leadership Skills Institute which provides university approved credit-rated programming in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland.

Nancy has a personal network of over 17,000+ best-in-class experts, celebrities and national personalities in life relevant categories. As a production expert herself, she creates trusted video content and eLearning courses to scale genconnectU’s audience and brand engagement.

Nancy has also filmed and spoken at a variety of media industry conferences including: DIS in Berlin, (Digital Innovation Summit), the Cannes Lions Marketing Conference, the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, SXSW and the All Island Women In Business conference, Ireland. An expert in marketing and media, Nancy was the Founder and CEO of a marketing agency with offices in 7 US cities coast-to coast, which she sold to IPG, (The Interpublic Group). Her wide-ranging experience includes marketing, strategic planning, branding, and promotions for numerous Fortune 500 Clients including Nike, Eli Lilly and Company, Coca Cola, Master Card, Johnson & Johnson, Turner/Time Warner, BMG, and Xerox. Ms. Spears is also an accomplished author of Buddha: 9 to 5: The Eightfold Path to Enlightening Your Workplace and Improving Your Bottom Line.