• Steven Hunt, Ph.D.,SPHR
  • Director of Business Transformation Services at SuccessFactors

Steven Hunt, Ph.D.,SPHR

Steven Hunt is Director of Business Transformation Services at SuccessFactors. Dr. Hunt has over 15 years experience designing talent management solutions supporting a range of applications including performance management, staffing, employee development, culture change, workforce transformation, and succession planning. He has worked with a variety of industries including retail, healthcare, dining, manufacturing, finance, information technology, transportation, and public sector organizations. He has done work in the US, Europe, and South America. An active author and speaker, Dr. Hunt's articles have appeared in dozens of trade and academic journals ranging from the Wall Street Journal to the International Journal of Selection & Assessment. He is also author of a book on the applied use of staffing assessment methods entitled "Hiring Success" (2007, Pfeiffer/SHRM). He has presented at dozens of national and international conferences sponsored by a variety of organizations including The Conference Board, the American Society for Healthcare Human Resource Administration, the International Professional Management Association, the Personnel Testing Council, the Electronic Recruiting Exchange, the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and the Society of Human Resource Management.

Dr. Hunt holds a Ph.D. in industrial-organizational psychology from The Ohio State University, a B.A. in applied mathematics and psychology from the University of California, San Diego, and professional certification as a Strategic Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) from the Society of Human Resource Management. He is a member of several professional societies and advisory boards including the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Academy of Management, the Society of Human Resource Management Special Expertise Panel on Human Capital Metrics, and the Workforce Institute. Prior to joining SuccessFactors, Dr. Hunt held research and consulting positions with Kronos Talent Management Division (formerly Unicru Inc.), Starbucks Coffee Corporation, SHL Inc., Personnel Decisions International, and the U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories.