Who's Who in the Zoo: Kathy Jackson, Global Learning & Talent Development

September 26, 2019 Michael Brumitt

Our latest profile showcases a member of the team located in Indianapolis: Kathy Jackson, Manager, Global Learning & Talent Development. Here’s your chance to learn where her ideal vacation spot would be, what her favorite dessert is, and some details on her role at Appirio. 

Q&A with Kathy

Kathy Jackson, Manager, Global Learning & Talent Development at Appirio

 

Where is one place on this earth you would love to visit?
Bali, Indonesia.
 
What is your favorite fall activity?
Hiking in our state and national parks.
 
What in life is beautiful to you and where do you find inspiration? 
I find nature to be beautiful, and I find inspiration in music and art. 
 
What is one thing you think every person should experience in their lifetime?
I think everyone should travel outside the US at least once in their lifetime, and have dinner and a conversation with someone from another culture.
 
What is one piece of wisdom you have to share with us?
Give people the benefit of the doubt. You may need the same someday.  
 
If you could fix one world problem, what would it be?
I would want every child to know what it feels like to be loved unconditionally.
 
How would you spend your ideal Saturday?
With family and friends. And...a glass of wine.
 
What is your favorite dessert? 
Anything chocolate. 
 
What does a Manager of Global Learning & Talent Development do?
Help build internal talent through learning to support individual, team, and organizational goals.
 
What attracted you to this role and company?
I thought I might be able to add value and maybe make a difference.  

About the Author

Michael Brumitt

Michael Brumitt is a Communications Specialist at Appirio. As a writer and editor, his career has focused on creating engaging content that helps people solve problems, and his experience includes everything from e-books to traditional print-based publications. He currently lives in Indianapolis.

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