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HoganX explores new approaches to understanding people and personality. Here you can take part in our experiments, see our scientific findings and explore more about personality.

 

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In The Media

Harvard Business Review

3 Emerging Alternatives to Traditional Hiring Methods

When evaluating talent for recruitment or development, you have just two key questions to answer: What should you assess? And...Read More
Harvard Business Review

Personality Tests Can Help Balance a Team

It’s just plain hard to get people working together the way you’d like. That’s because, left to our own devices,...Read More
The Guardian

Personality, privacy and our digital selves

It used to be that only very important things were written down. The deeds of kings, the titles to land...Read More
Business Wire

Hogan X Forms Partnership with Receptiviti.ai

TULSA, Okla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hogan X, a division of Hogan Assessments, has formed a strategic partnership with Receptiviti.ai, a Toronto-based tech company...Read More
Alley Watch

NYC Startup Know Your Crew Will Shock You With Real Results

Ask any founder and they will tell you how important it is for a startup to have a strong team....Read More
Yahoo Finance

Know Your Crew and Hogan X Form Partnership to Revolutionize Team Building

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Know Your Crew, a tech company using analytics and psychology to optimize and...Read More
The Guardian

Shazam for the soul - can computers assess us better than humans?

We live in a reputation economy. Decisions about work, relationships, finances and health are based on what other people think...Read More
The Guardian

How different are your online and offline personalities?

Our habits define us. But how true is this for our digital habits? Are we the same online as offline? In...Read More
Harvard Business Review

Should Your Voice Determine Whether You Get Hired?

Technology is changing every facet of work, including how companies profile and select their employees. The development of different apps,...Read More
Psychology Today

Psychology Today: Five Reasons Relationships Fail

Online dating is one of the fastest growing industries, and many websites now include some sort of profiling tool for...Read More
Forbes

Forbes: Seven Common (But Irrational) Reasons for Hating Personality Tests

The first reaction you get from people when you tell them you are a psychologist is "oh, so what am...Read More
The Huffington Post

An Illustrated Guide To Categorizing Yourself

Robert Benchley once remarked that there are two kinds of people in the world—those who divide people into two kinds...Read More

Background & Purpose

Hogan X is translating digital behavior into insights that people will use to understand themselves in greater depth. We’re creating tools to apply those insights to work, relationships, teams and well-being. Individuals can lead more fulfilled lives and create better relationships, and teams and organizations build healthier and more productive workplaces.

Based on rigorous peer-reviewed research extending over 40 years, the Hogan personality tools have been taken millions of times and are used across every industry by some of the world’s largest companies to inform crucial people related decisions.

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Hogan X Team

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

CEO

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic

CEO

Linking academic theories about personality and behavior to real-world business problems is the foundation of Hogan as a business. Widely recognized as an international authority on personality profiling, psychometric testing, and talent management, Tomas has published eight books and more than 100 scientific papers, making him one of the most prolific social scientists of his generation. His research on personality and leadership breaks away from conventional wisdom, and has shed new light on what makes and effective leader. “Charisma has long prevailed as one of the most celebrated attributes of leadership. There’s actually little evidence that charisma helps leaders be more effective.”

Dave Winsborough

Vice President of Innovation

Dave Winsborough

Vice President of Innovation

With technology disrupting the world of talent identification, Hogan made the proactive decision to remain at the forefront of the assessment industry. Joining Hogan in January 2016, Dave led the launch of Hogan X, a division dedicated to exploring and developing new cutting-edge techniques that rely on current and future technology. Focusing heavily on product innovation, Dave identifies solutions to problems most people don’t even know exist.

Uri Ort

Manager of Innovation

Uri Ort

Manager of Innovation

Uri Ort is manager of innovation at HoganX where he helps invent the future of personality. Prior to his current role, he was manager of Talent Development and Engagement at S&P Global where he developed and implemented a variety of global talent processes and programs across the enterprise, including performance management and employee engagement. Prior to S&P Global, Uri conducted research at Columbia University in applied psychology and emotion regulation. He published a 2014 paper: Sadness Shifts to Anxiety Over Time and Distance From the National Tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut. He holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and a Bachelors of Arts from Fairleigh Dickenson University.

Reece Akhtar

Data Scientist

Reece Akhtar

Data Scientist

Reece holds a PhD in Organisational Psychology from University College London. His research explores how personality traits and social networks help entrepreneurs innovate and exploit valuable opportunities. He is an expert in psychometric assessment and has developed measures for organisations such as Unilever, Audi and Red Bull.

Brandon Ferrell

Data Scientist

Brandon Ferrell

Data Scientist

Anjanah Narayanan

Marketing Intern

Anjanah Narayanan

Marketing Intern

Anjanah is a graduate student at Columbia University, studying Social-Organizational Psychology. She is passionate about studying people and transforming organizations’ talent strategies ranging from recruiting and selection to development and performance management strategies. Previously, she lead change management and employee engagement initiatives at Pinnacle Transcription Services, in India. She is particularly interested in the intersection of technology and HR and is excited about making a positive impact at Hogan X.

Abigail Johnson

Sales & Marketing

Abigail Johnson

Sales & Marketing

Abigail is a graduate student studying Social and Organizational Psychology at Columbia University. She has experience with social media marketing and facilitating trainings on technology systems. Abigail is passionate about helping companies improve their effectiveness through the selection and development of their employees, as well as their change management processes. Specifically, she is interested in understanding the role technology and personality traits play to help organizations accomplish such improvements.

Hogan X Advisors

Adam Yearsley

Adam Yearsley

Adam Yearsley is the Global Head of Talent Management at Red Bull and has been recognised for his work in developing cutting-edge tools and approaches in books, conferences, awards, scientific publications and patents. Through a career in I/O psychology leading HR and Talent management at global and regional level for fortune 500 companies, Adam has pioneered applications of cutting-edge assessment tools for talent identification and development. His team at Red Bull, one of the most disruptive and innovative companies in the world, is driven to develop new methodologies for improving employee engagement and performance at work. Recently Adam and his team developed an innovative free consumer psychological assessment www.wingfinder.com. Adam’s work attempts to advance the understanding and prediction of career potential by leveraging Red Bull’s dominance in the field of business, marketing and sports, and drawing on I/O psychology to follow a scientific and evidence based approach to redesigning HR practice, reinforcing Red Bull’s culture, and drive high performance.

Dr. Anna Tavis

Dr. Anna Tavis

Dr. Anna Tavis is  Clinical Associate Professor of Human Capital Management at NYU, senior lecturer at Latin American Business School, Senior Fellow with The Conference Board and the Executive Director for the Innovation Radar Network with Executive Networks.

Dr. Tavis is a Senior Editor of  People+Strategy Journal a publication of HRPS, SHRM’s Executive network. She is an author and key note speaker, a former Board member of HRPS and an advisor to mature and start up organizations. Her latest article The Performance Management Revolution  appeared in HBR in October 2016.

Anna navigated a diverse global career in business, consulting and academia.

In business, Anna was Head of Motorola’s EMEA OD function based in the UK, Nokia’s Global Head of Talent Management based in Helsinki, Chief Learning Officer with United Technologies Corp based in Hartford, CT and Global Head of Talent and Organizational Development with AIG Investments based in NYC.

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, she got her Doctorate from Princeton University and Executive MBA from the University of South Carolina. She speaks English, Russian, German, Spanish and is an Astanga yoga practitioner.

Michal Kosinski

Michal Kosinski

Michal Kosinski is the Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. His research focuses on humans in a digital environment and employs cutting-edge computational methods and Big Data mining. Michal’s work had a significant impact on both academia and the industry. His findings featured in The Economist, inspired two TED talks, and prompted a discussion in the EU Parliament. Three of his papers were placed among Altmetrics’ “Top 100 Papers That Most Caught the Public Imagination” and he was listed among the 50 most influential people in Big Data by DataIQ and IBM. Michal received his PhD in Psychology from the University of Cambridge (UK) in 2014. Prior to his current appointment, he was as a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford’ Computer Science Department and a researcher at Microsoft Research.

Stacey Force

Stacey Force

Stacey Force leads global marketing and the Centers of Excellence for Right Management, the ManpowerGroup Company focused on careers and talent development.  Force joined ManpowerGroup in 2014.  Prior to her current role, she was Vice President of Marketing for Honeywell HomMed’s telehealth and telecare business, and she operated her own Market Research and strategy business, working with such clients as Alcatel Lucent Bell Labs and LG (electronics).   Force has also worked for other technology-based companies such as Philips Electronics, PKWARE, Inc., NEC Solutions and Verizon Wireless/Ameritech Cellular.  She is a technology enthusiast and has spent her career working to enable more efficient business practices through the integration of technology.

In the Workplace

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About Personality

The Future of Personality
Personality and HR
Webinar on Talent Signals
Theory of Talent Signals

Science

Grounded in more than four decades of validated research, Hogan assessments
were first to scientifically measure personality at work. We’ve been
at the forefront of personality theory ever since and influence
researchers across the world today.

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Research Lab

What’s possible? Can you learn about your personality from the photographs you post? From your voice patterns? From your social media profile? Hogan X is experimenting in all these areas and more, to help people develop greater insights about themselves and others. We hope that the tools we help to build will help individuals and companies fit better together, and help people have more fulfilled lives.

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