Scientific Advisory Board

Criteria’s product development efforts are directed by its scientific advisory board, which includes some of the world’s leading experts in statistics, psychometrics, cognitive psychology, and applied testing.

Dr. Brad Schneider
BA (Psychology), MA (Applied Psychology), Ph.D./MS (Industrial and Organizational Psychology)

As VP of Assessment Science, Brad leads many of Criteria's Product Development, R&D and Consulting initiatives to provide clients with leading edge solutions that drive meaningful and measurable results. Brad’s 25 years of assessment experience includes leadership and consulting positions with global consulting firms, Fortune 100 organizations, and government agencies.

In addition to leading assessment initiatives across more than 400 clients in virtually all industries, Brad has designed innovative assessment offerings (tests, interviews, simulations, job analysis methodologies) leveraged by more than 200 organizations worldwide and translated into 8 languages. Brad holds a Ph.D. & MS in Industrial & Organizational Psychology from Florida International University, an MA in Applied Psychology from the University of Tulsa, and a BA in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.

Dr. Matthew Neale
BA (Honors, Psychology), MA (Organizational Psychology), Ph.D. (Management)

As Chief Psychology Officer at Revelian, Matt leads Revelian’s professional team of organizational psychologists to deliver innovative psychometric assessments that give client organizations genuine insight into their current and potential talent. Matt’s career spans leadership in HR, organizational development and recruitment in private and public sector organizations ranging from small start-ups to some of the largest organizations in Australia. Over his career his work has specialized in recruitment and selection, organizational surveys, and team development. 

Matt is also Chair of the Queensland College of Organisational Psychologists and plays an active role in promoting the profession and science of organizational psychology in Australia.

Dr. Stephen Kosslyn
BA (Psychology), Ph.D. (Psychology)

Dr. Stephen M. Kosslyn is the President and CEO of Foundry College. Prior to that, Kosslyn served as the Founding Dean and Chief Academic Officer of the Minerva Schools at Keck Graduate Institute. He was Director of CASBS at Stanford University and chair of the Department of Psychology, Dean of Social Science, and Lindsley Professor at Harvard University. He has authored or coauthored 14 books and over 300 scientific papers and received the NAS Initiatives in Research Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, three honorary Doctorates and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Kosslyn earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University and his BA in Psychology from UCLA. He was one of the first investors in Criteria and created some of the company’s earliest cognitive ability assessments.

Cherie Curtis
BA (Honors, Psychology), MA (Organisational Psychology)

As CEO of Revelian, Cherie is responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the business, and delivers solutions that utilize advancements in both technology and psychology to provide best practice outcomes to a variety of customers globally. Cherie joined Revelian (then Onetest) in 2003 as an intern, progressing to Head of Psychology in 2005 and then CEO in 2015.

Cherie has been recognized as Australia’s top leader in the 2016 AIM Leadership Excellence Awards and was a finalist in the 2015 Qld Telstra Business Women’s Awards. Cherie is a registered Organizational Psychologist and Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr. Eric Loken
BA (Philosophy), MA (Developmental Psychology), AM (Statistics), Ph.D. (Developmental Psychology)

Eric cofounded Criteria and 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 associate professor at the University of Connecticut in the Department of Educational Psychology, where he teaches graduate level courses in measurement and statistics.

Dr. Donald Rubin
AB (Psychology), MA (Computer Science), Ph.D. (Statistics)

Dr. Rubin is the John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University and former Chair of the Statistics Group at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Society and a recipient of the prestigious Samuel L. Wilks medal. Dr. Rubin has been a pioneer in research on multiple imputation, causal analysis, and Bayesian statistics. He ranks as one of the most widely cited statisticians in the world, and his work has been influential for practical applications in business, government, and education.

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