Dr. Harold W. Goldstein, Dr. Charles A. Scherbaum, and Dr. Kenneth P. Yusko
Dr. Goldstein is a professor of industrial and organization psychology at Baruch College, City University of New York. He is a recognized expert in the management of human capital with nearly 20 years of independent consulting experience in industrial and organizational psychology and human resource management. Dr. Goldstein’s primary areas of expertise are in the areas of personnel selection, strategic competency modeling, managerial assessment, and leadership development.
Dr. Scherbaum is a professor industrial and organizational psychology at Baruch College, City University of New York. His research focuses on personnel selection, cognitive ability testing, test validation, analytics, and applied psychometrics. He has consulted with both private and public organizations such as Hampton Hotels, Royal Bank of Canada, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Chicago Public Schools, City of Dayton, Port of Seattle, and Jefferson County, AL.
Dr. Kenneth P. Yusko is a professor of industrial and organizational psychology at the University of Maryland. He is an expert in the design of personnel selection, development, and performance management systems and has worked with Fortune 500 companies, small businesses, and government agencies, as well as professional sports teams and leagues. His research focuses primarily on improving the diversity outcomes, as well as accuracy, of employment testing systems.
Dr. Paul Sackett: "What's New in the Testing and Assessment Literature That's Important for Practitioners"
Dr. Paul Sackett is the Beverly and Richard Fink Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. His research interests revolve around various aspects of testing and assessment in workplace, military, and educational settings.
He served as founding editor of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, and editor of Personnel Psychology. He has served as president of SIOP, as co-chair of the Joint Committee on the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, as a member of the National Research Council's Board on Testing and Assessment, as chair of APA's Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessments, and as chair of APA’s Board of Scientific Affairs.
Dr. Sackett has received awards for teaching, research, and service. He is the only person to receive lifetime achievement awards in the three domains of teaching, research, and service from SIOP (Distinguished Teaching Contribution Award, Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, Distinguished Service Contribution Award). He has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Ghent University, Belgium.
Dr. Sandra Hartog, Partner, Head of Global Assessment Practice
As Head of the Assessment Practice, Dr. Hartog is responsible for the development and expansion of the global assessment practice at BTS as well as innovation in technology-enhanced assessment and development centers. Prior to BTS, Dr. Hartog was President and CEO of Fenestra, Inc., a leading provider of global talent management and technology solutions acquired by BTS in 2014. She brings extensive experience in strategic succession management, executive coaching of senior and C-suite leaders, individual and group assessment for development and selection, leadership competency studies, enhanced 360° feedback design, assessment and feedback delivery, and developmental action planning.
Dr. Hartog has over 25 years of experience as a consultant and executive coach to Fortune 500 companies and other organizations, including Edward Jones, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, General Electric, UBS, New York Life Insurance, Kellogg’s, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Interpublic Group, Anthem, Mercer, RedHat, MetLife, Siemens, Verizon and others. As a seasoned executive coach, she has worked with a range of industries with numerous executives and senior leaders across the globe.
Dr. Hartog has served as an international keynote speaker and presents extensively at professional conferences on technology-enhanced assessment, executive coaching, assessment and development techniques, professional development and career success. Additionally, she has contributed a chapter to the 2011 SIOP Professional Practice Series on Technology-Enhanced Assessment of Talent, as well as co-authored a chapter on Assessment Centers for Adult Development for the Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning (2011).
She has also taught executive MBA courses on Assessment and Development at the Zicklin School of Business/Baruch College in Singapore and was a past Adjunct Professor at New York University in the graduate school of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Dr. Hartog is a member of the American Psychological Association, The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychologists.