Dr. Terri Horton

Dr. Terri Horton

Principal Consultant & Corporate Trainer, TLT Consulting

United States

Dr. Terri Horton is a workforce futurist, skills, learning and artificial intelligence business strategist. She consults, coaches, trains and provides strategies and solutions for organizations, executives, and entrepreneurs to future-proof their brands in the artificial intelligence economy. Her unique expertise sits at the intersection of talent
development, skills, learning, branding and the future of work. Dr. Horton uniquely synthesizes her multidisciplinary background in learning and talent development, recruiting, branding and education to empower clients with the knowledge and strategies of what, how, where and when to learn the skills and acquire the experiences required to be resilient, relevant, bold and thrive in the AI economy. Dr. Horton is driven by her commitment and passion to help organizations and people reimagine the future of work, skills, learning, and careers by connecting the dots for them to adapt, compete, scale and thrive in the complex skillbased economies of today and the future. Dr. Horton is also an educator in the University of California and California State University higher education systems where she uses her experiential style of teaching to coach students on building professional brands, skilling-up and preparing for the workforce of the future. She has served as an international visiting professor in Vietnam, taught government officials and executives from China, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea and works with Stanford University’s Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies program to provide workforce and branding solutions to organizational leaders in Africa and India. Before consulting and teaching, Dr. Horton worked for global media and staffing organizations and held several strategic leadership roles in advertising, marketing and executive placement. Dr. Horton holds a Doctorate in Education from USC focused on Organizational Change and Leadership, MA in Management, MBA in Marketing and micro-credentials in Data Analytics from Cornell University and Artificial Intelligence Business Strategy from MIT. She holds the human resource designations of PHR, SHRM-CP, HCS, and SWP. Dr. Horton is also a Forbes contributor on the topics of leadership and the future of work. She is a member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Society for Human Resource Management, Professionals in Human Resources Association, Human Capital Institute and the American Marketing Association. “Be resilient, relevant, bold and thrive in the AI economy!”