Incoming Editor John C. Scott, Ph.D., is Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of APTMetrics, a global human resources consulting firm that designs sophisticated Talent Management solutions for Fortune® 100 companies and market innovators. John has more than 25 years of experience designing and implementing talent management systems across a variety of global, high-stakes settings. For the past 20 years he has directed APTMetrics’ talent management practice areas to serve a broad range of client sectors including: retail, pharmaceutical, government, telecommunications, entertainment, insurance, technology, hospitality, aerospace, utilities and financial services.
John is co-editor of an award-winning handbook published through the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) entitled: Handbook of Workplace Assessment: Selecting and Developing Organizational Talent. He is also co-editor of The Human Resources Program Evaluation Handbook, and is co-author of Evaluating Human Resources Programs: A 6-Phase Approach for Optimizing Performance. He has also authored numerous chapters and articles in the areas of assessment and selection.
John is a Fellow of both SIOP and the American Psychological Association (APA), served as an APA Council Representative, and is SIOP’s senior representative to the United Nations. He is a recipient of SIOP’s Distinguished Service Award, serves on the board of the Psychology Coalition at the UN and is also a member of the Board of Directors for Boys Town New York.
Outgoing Editor Kevin Murphy is a consulting expert at Lamorinda Consulting LLC and an affiliate member of the Psychology faculty at Colorado State University. He has spent over 30 years in academic and consulting roles, and has served as editor of Journal of Applied Psychology. One of the overriding themes of his publications is the relationships between the science and the practice of I-O psychology, exploring the ways in which science and practice inform and enrich one another. He is the author of 11 books and over 150 articles and chapters, and has served as a consultant and expert witness in over 30 cases.
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