Josh is the CEO of Criteria. He cofounded the company in 2005 with a vision to create an on-demand assessment service that would provide companies access to the highest quality employee assessment tools in an easy-to-use format. Prior to launching Criteria, Josh cofounded an online test preparation company, Number2.com, which was acquired by Xap Corp of Culver City, CA, in 2002. After the acquisition, Josh served as the President of Xap's test prep division. He has also coauthored testing-related articles published in the Journal of Educational Computing and the American Psychological Society Observer. Josh holds a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University, where he was a Fulbright Scholar and a Mellon Fellow.
David has a unique background that includes twenty-three years experience as a successful entrepreneur, along with professional experience as a psychotherapist and an educator. In 1982 David and other investors purchased AIMS Multimedia. From 1983 until its sale in 2004 to Discovery Communications, Inc., David served as co-president, CEO/COO/CTO and was responsible for all AIMS technology productions (over three hundred fully interactive CDs, DVDs, and laserdiscs) including AIMS' flagship product DigitalCurriculum, a comprehensive Internet-based K12 curriculum VOD system with over 20 million subscribers. Prior to purchasing AIMS, David had a private psychology practice and taught at Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology. David received his bachelor's degree from Harvard University, MS Ed from the University of Southern California, and his Ph.D. in Psychology from UCLA.
Eric cofounded Criteria and oversees the company's test development efforts. He is an expert in the field of testing and educational measurement. He has published papers on techniques for Bayesian statistics in several major statistical journals, including American Statistician, Statistica Sinica, Structural Equation Modeling, and Multivariate Behavioral Research. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University and is now an assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches graduate level courses in measurement and statistics.