Kathi Graham-Leviss is a leading expert and voice in the burgeoning talent analytics field and era of Big Data in HR. For over two decades, she has helped thousands of Fortune 1000 chief executives, senior managers and sales executives develop employees into problem solvers and leaders, create high performing work teams, give 360 degree performance reviews, hire the best talent, integrate workforces, start new ventures, plan for succession, and more.
In 2002, she founded XBInsight (until recently called XB Consulting), an advanced talent assessment company that gives executives the actionable information they need to make smart people-decisions. The company’s proprietary assessment software—which Kathi developed working with scientists and psychologists—measures behavior, critical thinking, competencies and values, and shows each person’s potential, risk, and industry benchmarks.
Kathi is the author of The Perfect Hire: A Tactical Guide To Hiring, Developing and Retaining Top Sales Talent and High-Maintenance Employees: Why Your Best People Will Also Be Your Most Difficult…and What You Can Do About It. She has penned numerous articles in leading business and trade magazines and is a popular speaker on leadership development, talent management and hiring. Kathi holds a BA in Communications and Journalism from Boston University and conducted her graduate studies at Northeastern University’s MBA program.