Bruce Sevy, PhD

Director, Science Advisory Board

Bruce Sevy, PhD, is currently the Managing Director and Chally Center Of Expertise Leader at GrowthPlay, a sales effectiveness firm. He is a seasoned professional with a passion for talent management and is a 20+ year veteran in designing and implementing efficient, effective, and high impact talent management systems, tools, and processes that help organizations select, deploy, develop, reward, and promote high performance employees at all organizational levels.

Over the course of Bruce’s career he has designed and implemented numerous large scale talent management processes and tools, including competency modeling, selection, development, performance management, and succession. In addition, he is an accomplished coach, has excellent platform skills, and a reputation for presenting complex topics in a clear, convincing, and pragmatic manner. Bruce was most recently Sr. Director, KF Assessment at Korn Ferry (KF) International (previously PDI), where he was responsible for a broad array of talent analytics products and related services. Prior to KF/PDI, Bruce was the Midwest Region Practice Leader at Hay Group in Chicago, and prior to Hay Group he served as VP Product Consulting and VP Sales and Marketing at SHL.

Bruce has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Illinois and a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Minnesota.