Nora Anderson

Nora Anderson

University of Minnesota

Nora Anderson is passionate about creating a positive impact on business and society through education. With over a decade of experience in leadership roles in Management Education, her proven track record of spearheading strategic initiatives crosses three continents.

She is Executive Director of Executive Education at Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, where she provides strategic direction, oversight and leadership of the Executive Education department, which includes custom programs designed and delivered for corporate clients as well as a portfolio of over 20 open enrollment programs.

Her previous experience includes the design and implementation of strategy through new market entry, product innovation, and partnerships. At IE Business School, Nora designed and managed Custom Executive Education programs for clients representing a wide variety of sectors – information technology, financial services, energy, pharmaceutical and consumer goods – with business in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia, and across all leadership levels including management board, senior managers, functional managers and high potential talent.

In addition, she developed marketing campaigns for more than 500 events in over 70 countries and led business development efforts across Europe and Western Asia which included opening offices in Istanbul, London and Moscow. Nora’s experience has led to numerous invitations to speak numerous events on the topics of business education, leadership and talent development in the UK, Germany, Finland, Hungary, France, Turkey, Greece, Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan.

A graduate of Macalester College in the United States, Nora later earned her MBA from IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. Nora has lived and worked in Argentina, Spain, Mexico, Chile and Brazil and traveled to over 40 countries. She is bilingual in Spanish and fluent in Portuguese