A partner at RHR International, Dan Russell oversees two areas integral to the firm’s ability to serve clients—assessment and RHR’s Products, Data & Insights Lab. Dan is exceptionally adept at identifying clients’ most pressing needs and creating value-enhancing, data-backed programs to help solve them.
With more than 20 years of hands-on experience as a business consultant, Dan’s expertise includes global talent management, people analytics (machine learning, regression, and predictive modeling), leadership development, succession planning, talent assessment and development, and more. He has worked with Fortune 100 companies in a wide variety of industries across the U.S., Southeast Asia, Australia, and Europe.
Curious and thoughtful, Dan relishes the opportunity to analyze data gleaned from RHR’s decades of work in the leadership development field to discover new insights and practical applications to help leaders and businesses thrive. A charismatic presenter, he also welcomes opportunities to cultivate relationships with others doing similar work and share RHR’s research and learnings through conferences, white papers, articles, and other professional mediums.
Dan received a master’s degree in industrial and organizational psychology from Virginia Tech and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Austin Peay State University. He is a Chartered Psychologist and associate fellow with the British Psychological Society and an associate credentialed coach with the International Coach Federation.
Outside of work, Dan enjoys spending time with his family, gardening, and lifting weights, and he usually has at least one DIY home-improvement project in the works.
Assessments as Catalyst to Coach and Advance Leaders
Presenters: Irina Cozma, PhD (Salesforce), Ali O’Malley, PhD (Reflexion Group), Dan Russel (RHR)
Assessments play a powerful role in coaching, helping individuals build a comprehensive understanding of themselves and how they aspire to lead. The panelists will share the ways they use assessments, assessment innovations that have been impactful, and challenges or barriers they face in using assessments for coaching.