Tom leads the research design, measurement, statistical analyses, and algorithm development underlying Work EvOHlution’s suite of assessments. He is involved in the ongoing refinement and enhancement of the predictive algorithms that make Work EvOHlution’s assessments so powerful. His background is in the field of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, in which he received his undergraduate degree in 2005 from the University of Calgary and PhD in 2011 from the University of Western Ontario. He currently holds a position as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary, specializing in the psychology of distributed work, team effectiveness, and personality assessment.
Tom launched his research lab in 2011, which has received over $1M in grant funding to support knowledge creation and application in his areas of expertise. Tom has contributed to industry in several areas such as team assessment (e.g., Encana, Husky), distributed work (e.g., Alberta Treasury Branch, City of Calgary, Alberta Health Services), personality assessment (e.g., Sigma Assessment Systems), and performance assessment (e.g., A large Health Information Network; Jackson Leadership Systems).