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Andrew Powell

Cofounder & Chief Executive OfficerLearn to Win

San Francisco, CA

Member Since February 2022




Andrew Powell is the Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer of Learn to Win, a learning technology company serving high-performance organizations, including professional sports teams in NFL, NHL, and NBA, the US Department of Defense, and Fortune 500 companies. Andrew grew up in Tennessee and attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar, where he served as Student Body President. Before founding Learn to Win, Andrew was part of the founding team of the African Leadership University, where he was the Learning Innovation lead and launched three new universities based in Mauritius, Rwanda and Kenya. Andrew holds an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business, where he designed a new course on Technology, Innovation and Modern Warfare.

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Every once in a while, a new team member "wows" leadership right out of the gate. Whether it’s because they dove headfirst into an important project, shared feedback on an inefficient process or simply asked great questions, these new employees found creative ways to impress their leadership and quickly establish themselves in their new positions.  As business leaders, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council have brought on many new hires over the years. Below, they each share one effective method they’ve seen new employees use to jump right into their new roles and explain why doing so can create such a positive first impression with the leadership team.

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Marketing and branding experts have long touted the power of live video content to build genuine, long-lasting relationships with target audiences. Not only does this help you improve your follower count, but it can also help you boost your brand recognition among new viewers. But to do so, you’ll need to focus on how to make your live videos interesting and engaging.  To help, 10 members of Young Entrepreneur Council discuss their best tips for successfully leveraging live video content to improve your brand recognition and grow your brand’s following on social media and beyond.

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For many modern businesses, tech teams are the backbone of operations. Business leaders can support their IT staff in many different ways, from allocating an adequate IT budget to recognizing and acknowledging tech employees. Here, 10 Young Entrepreneur Council members share ways to set up your tech department for success.

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When it comes to your professional life or your business, leveraging technology can have a major impact on how quickly and how well you’re able to get things done. But technology doesn’t have to be limited to work software or mobile apps. Often it’s the latest gadget you find yourself unable to live without. Here, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council consider their top tech purchases of late and discuss why these eight gadgets are indispensable to their day-to-day lives. If you’re looking for something to boost your productivity and improve your morale during the workday, consider one of the following leader-recommended gadgets.

10 Important Expenses Every CEO Should Budget For In Today's Economic Climate

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As businesses recover from the pandemic-fueled events of the last few years, as well as grapple with the uncertainty of today’s economic climate, entrepreneurs are likely to feel cautious and unsure of how to plan for the success of their businesses going forward. After all, how can you plan for something you don’t know is going to happen? Mistakes may be made and line items may be missed, but thoughtful planning is still the best way to ensure your business continues to thrive in uncertain times. As business leaders themselves, the members of Young Entrepreneur Council have given extra consideration to the issue and below share particular expenses every CEO should budget for this year and why doing so is extra important during this time.

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Bringing on new hires to your team is always a gamble. While applications, resumes and interviews can help you make an educated decision about whether or not you think someone would be a good fit for your company, you never truly know until you hire them and they start working in their role. This is why a trial period can be a useful next step in the hiring process that can help you see how a candidate tackles real-life problems. However, to ensure a trial period is an effective test of a new hire's abilities and potential, you’ll want to strategize thoughtfully. To help, eight members of Young Entrepreneur Council share their best tips for designing an effective trial period so you—and the hire—get the most out of it.

Company details

Learn to Win

Company bio

Learn to Win’s software platform unlocks Last Mile Learning for organizations. What is Last Mile Learning? It's the critical operational knowledge unique to every team. Last Mile training drives 80% of job performance, but it's unique to every org and can't be bought off-the-shelf. It lives in your experts' heads. It's taught informally - if at all. How does Learn To Win unlock Last-Mile Learning? Our platform makes it fast and simple for anyone to build a lesson. For learners, our technology incorporates learning science principles proven to make training more engaging and effective. Our mobile-first platform delivers learning in bite-size chunks that are easy to consume in the flow of work. We work with hundreds of customers: Fast-food chains upleveling workers on drive-thru management, NFL teams training on playbooks and scouting reports, tech companies onboarding new engineers, pharmaceutical companies readying sales reps for new product releases, and Air Force pilots drilling on emergency procedures. Ready to unlock Last-Mile Learning in your organization? We'd love to talk to you!



Area of focus

Information Technology
Venture Capital

Company size

11 - 50

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