OpenSesame announces partnership with Big Think to expand business skills and leadership course library

Global 2000 enterprises can now leverage Big Think’s courses to become ‘smarter faster’ through actionable lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers and doers

Portland, OR – 10 August 2020 – OpenSesame, the elearning innovator, announced the addition of Big Think to its popular OpenSesame Plus subscription, bringing a wealth of content from some of the world’s top thought leaders, authors, and innovators.

Big Think makes learners ‘smarter faster’ for 21st-century success through actionable lessons from the world’s greatest thinkers and doers like Elon Musk, Barbara Corcoran, Richard Branson, Malcolm Gladwell, Arianna Huffington, and many more. Big Think created short-form videos to effectively teach a wide range of vital soft skills in order to stay ahead in today’s fast-paced world. These skills include leadership, innovation, purpose, design thinking, communication, risk mitigation, sales/marketing, and negotiation.

“Big Think brings an unique collection of courses featuring experts learners know and trust,” said Spencer Thornton, Senior Vice President of Curation at OpenSesame. “Their big ideas and powerful presenters equip learners with the practical skills required to thrive in any role.”

“Big Think is delighted to be a member of OpenSesame Plus,” said Victoria R Montgomery Brown, Big Think’s CEO and co-founder. “Big Think and OpenSesame share the common goal of developing learners with the skills necessary to excel in today’s fast-paced workplaces” 

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About Big Think

Big Think Edge helps individuals and organizations by catalyzing conversation around the topics most critical to 21st century success. Led by the world’s foremost experts, our dynamic learning programs are short-form, mobile, and immediately actionable. To learn more, visit