Learning & Development Manager
Mike Rognlien oversees Manager Awesomeness at Facebook, driving content strategy and delivery of learning programs for people managers globally. As the company tripled in size in his first two years, he also drove Facebook’s new hire onboarding and professional development programs and was the non-technical learning liaison for Facebook’s Engineering and Infrastructure organizations. He and his team are based in Facebook’s Menlo Park HQ, Chicago, Illinois and Austin, Texas.
Prior to joining Facebook, Mike was the Director of Microsoft Client Services for Intrepid Learning Solutions, where he managed a global team of 27 facilitators charged with delivering all of Microsoft’s elective Employee & Manager Development programs. In addition to managing the team, he delivered dozens of sessions per year of popular programs like Crucial Conversations™, Situational Leadership II, Influencer and Egonomics. He has held similar senior L&D positions at Washington Mutual Bank and Intel Corporation.
Mike grew up in California and holds a Bachelor’s in Organizational Communication from California State University, Sacramento, and a Master’s in HR and Organization Development from the University of San Francisco. He has been PHR certified by the Human Resources Certification Institute since November, 2004. Mike resides in Chicago and is an avid Bears/Cubs fan.