Seymour Adler consults with client organizations in the commercial and public sectors throughout the U.S. and with global Fortune 500 organizations on talent strategy, leadership assessment, succession planning, leadership development and the mitigation of people-based enterprise risk. Seymour is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Professional Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, recognizing his career-long impact on the field.

Helping organizations unlock the power of their people and teams

  • At Kincentric, a Spencer Stuart company, Seymour led the global leadership assessment and development practice, and worked with leading organizations across industries to enhance individual leader and organizational performance.
  • He was a founder and principal of Assessment Solutions Incorporated, a firm he helped take public in 1997 before being acquired by Aon in 2001. At Aon, he served as co-practice leader for the talent consulting practice and as the head of the global leadership practice council.
  • In addition to a 40-year career as a practitioner, Seymour has taught in graduate programs at Purdue University, Stevens Institute of Technology and New York University, and is an adjunct professor at Hofstra University’s doctoral program in applied organizational psychology.

A graduate of the doctoral program in industrial/organizational psychology at New York University, Seymour is a fellow of the Society of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. He has served as president of the Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology and has published extensively in both the scientific and practitioner literatures in his field. Among his many contributions, he is the co-editor of the book Technology Enhanced Assessment of Talent and the author of the chapter on talent acquisition in the forthcoming Handbook of Industrial-Organizational Psychology Practice.

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