Rainer Kurz is the Chief Psychologist at HUCAMA. He’s a Chartered Psychologist based in London with more than thirty years of occupational testing R&D experience specializing in assessment technology. Since joining HUCAMA in July 2020 as Chief Psychologist, he has been developing the HUCAMA FACTORS range – ability, personality, and competency assessment tools – together with HUCAMA CEO Michele Guarini, who is based in Copenhagen.
Dr. Shaneka Parham is an industrial and organizational psychologist. She taught me what that meant recently, which is great. She is in Baltimore, Maryland. She has over 10 years of experience in the field, working primarily in pre-employment assessments. Her passion is in helping to ensure person-to-organization fit by use of procedures rooted in and backed by science. I really like that. Being a scientist, I really like when there’s scientific backing.
Dr. Tommy Thomas is the CEO of Opposite Strengths Incorporated. Thomas is a standard bearer of the Opposite Strength system, a way of understanding people and relationships through strengths. He currently serves as CEO of Thomas Concept, the leader in healthcare culture transformation. Over the past forty years, Thomas’s concept clients have included organizations from a variety of industries.
Scott Filgo has 20 years of assessment development experience with many product families from several test publishers. Consulting in both agile, entrepreneurial and methodical academic test publishing organizations, big and small. Past experiences are as a consultant, specialized in psychometric assessment, includes contracts with Deloitte and Pearson’s Talent Assessment Group. Some of the big boys in the field. Nice to see you here in the spotlight Scott.
Dr. Pylin Chuapetcharasopon is a life and human potential coach. She helps high-achieving unfulfilled corporate humans break free from her straight reconnect with their purpose and master the skills to create the extraordinary and fulfilling life that they are meant to live. She received her Ph.D. and Master’s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo and a Bachelor in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Ecology from the University of British Columbia.
Greg Magennis is the founder and partner at Axiom Human Resource Development LLC, down there in the States, in Texas I think. Greg is a South African Canadian, so he’s been everywhere. He doesn’t know where he lives most of the time. I’m pretty sure he’s traveled the globe, but he immigrated to Canada in August 1994 and then moved to the US in 2009.
Dr. Jessica Brown is an organizational and leadership development consultant. She has more than ten years of organizational and leadership development experience. Throughout her career, she has worked with all levels, sizes, and industries in the areas of strategic planning, change management, organizational assessment, leadership development, performance, talent, and succession management. Jessica teaches and uses a variety of methodologies in her engagements with objectives and key results, also known as OKRs, and Balanced Scorecard, Situational Leadership and Organizational Excellence. She utilizes assessments of all types to help leaders ensure their current to future states are clear to reach ultimate success.
Becky Winkler is a PhD and founder of Department 732C in North Carolina. She’s in an industrial organizational psychologist and business consultant who works to select and develop senior executives, build and strengthen leadership teams, and optimize the structure and development of the broader organization. Becky was a top performing partner with boutique consulting firm, Green Peak Partners. Prior to that, she worked as a consultant with the Atlanta Management Psychology Consultancy Sperduto & Associates, and as an internal OD practitioner with Advocate Health Care in Chicago. Her current consulting business is Department 732C where she works to optimize human capital decisions with her client organizations.
Maurice Thibodeau is the co-creator of the life inventory assessments and a person to my heart in creating assessments as well. Maurice is an entrepreneur. He’s a coach and serial creator on a mission to advance the human experience one person and program at a time. He’s the creator of the Life Inventory Assessments, a revolutionary personal development assessment that provides people with a full view of their lives and a clear path on how they can achieve greater fulfillment.