Dan Putka - Principal Staff Scientist, Personnel Selection & Development Program

Principal Scientist

Dr. Dan Putka has over 20 years of experience helping private and public-sector organizations innovate in the areas of talent acquisition and human capital analytics. Dr. Putka has helped numerous organizations develop, evaluate, and implement assessments to (a) enhance their hiring and promotion processes, and (b) guide individuals to career and job opportunities that fit them well. He has also led several large-scale analytics projects to identify key drivers of turnover and improve personnel selection and performance management systems. Complementing his client-centered work, Dr. Putka has maintained an active presence in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology scientific community, focusing on advancing psychometric and analytic methods that are sensitive to the demands of applied research and practice. Along these lines, he has delivered over 100 presentations and invited workshops at national conferences, published over 35 book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed journals, and serves on the editorial board of several scientific journals. Dr. Putka has received multiple national awards and distinctions in recognition of outstanding and unusual contributions to multiple domains of applied psychological science and practice. He is a Past President of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington (PTCMW), and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and three of its divisions including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (APA Division 14), Society for Military Psychology (APA Division 19), and APA’s Division 5 – Quantitative & Qualitative Methods. He received his Ph.D. in I-O Psychology with a specialization in quantitative methods from Ohio University.

Alexandria, VA – Corporate Headquarters

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