Keynote Speakers

Tomas 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 of Deeper Signals and Metaprofiling, 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 130 scientific papers (h index 58), making him one of the most prolific social scientists of his generation. For more details on his research and publications see

Valerie Shute

Dr. Valerie Shute is the Mack & Effie Campbell Tyner Endowed Professor in Education in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University. Her current research involves using games with stealth assessment to support learning — of cognitive and non-cognitive knowledge, skills, and dispositions. Her research has resulted in numerous grants, journal articles, books, chapters in edited books, a patent, and a couple of recent books – Ke, Shute, et al. (2019), Interdisciplinary design of the game-based learning platform: A phenomenological examination of the integrative design of game, learning, and assessment; Shute & Ventura (2013), Measuring and supporting learning in games: Stealth assessment,  The MIT Press; and Shute & Becker (Eds.) (2010), Innovative assessment for the 21st century: Supporting educational needs, Springer-Verlag. For more details on her research and publications see