2018 Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
The science of leadership: Personality, self-awareness, and organizational effectiveness
Thursday, November 8, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Learn about scientific advances in understanding and predicting leadership success, as well as their real-world implications. Dr. Chamarro-Premuzic will debunk common myths about the psychology of leadership and explain how science can be used to improve the success of organizations and unlock human potential.
About Dr. Chamorro-Premuzic
Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic is an international authority in psychological profiling, talent management, leadership development, and people analytics. He is the Chief Talent Scientist at Manpower Group, co-founder and CEO of BrazenX, and Professor of Business Psychology at both University College London, and Columbia University. He has previously held academic positions at New York University and the London School of Economics, and lectured at Harvard Business School, Stanford Business School, London Business School, Johns Hopkins, IMD, and INSEAD, as well as being the CEO at Hogan Assessment Systems.
Dr. Tomas has published 9 books and over 140 scientific papers, making him one of the most prolific social scientists of his generation. His work has received awards by the American Psychological Association and the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, to which he is a Fellow. Dr. Tomas is also the founding director of University College London's Industrial-Organizational and Business Psychology program, and the Chief Psychometric Advisor to Harvard's Entrepreneurial Finance Lab.
Over the past 20 years, he has consulted with a range of clients in financial services, advertising, media, consumer goods, fashion, government, and intergovernmental organizations. Dr. Tomas' media career comprises over 100 TV appearances and regular features in Harvard Business Review, the Guardian, Fast Company, Forbes, and the Huffington Post. Dr. Tomas is a keynote speaker for the Institute of Economic Affairs and the co-founder and Chairman of metaprofiling, a digital start-up that enables organizations to identify entrepreneurial potential. He was born and raised in the Villa Freud district of Buenos Aires, but spent most of his professional career in London, and lives in Brooklyn now.