Dr. Robert Gibby is Global Practice Leader of Employee and Organization Research and Sensing at Procter & Gamble, headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.
In this role, he leads development, policy, and ongoing support for P&G’s external selection and assessment systems (i.e., biographical data, personality, situational judgment, cognitive ability, structured behavioral interviews) for all job families and in more than 80 countries. From 2004 to 2008, Robert led efforts to develop and deploy a global, online, unsupervised and adaptive cognitive ability assessment to increase precision and efficiency in the measurement of P&G candidates’ cognitive ability.
In addition to his work with assessments, Robert has global responsibility for development of Workforce Analytics and Metrics capability within Human Resources at P&G. He also provides expert analysis for the annual census P&G engagement survey, consults on various HR system and research needs, and actively develops external partnerships within industry and academia.
Robert joined P&G in 2004 and completed his PhD in industrial-organizational psychology from Bowling Green State University the same year. Outside P&G, Robert serves as a board member for Northern Kentucky University’s Master’s of Industrial-Organizational Psychology Program, where he has taught undergraduate and graduate courses. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Personnel Psychology and actively contributes to the field through publications and presentations.