Conrad Schmidt is JUST Capital’s Executive in Residence for Research, Analytics, and Rankings. In this role, he is responsible for helping to ensure the quality and practicality of JUST Capital’s research methods, analytics, and ranking model.
Prior to joining JUST Capital, Conrad was the Group Leader of CEB, now Gartner’s Product Research and Development Group (PR&D) within the firm’s Talent Management Business Unit. In this role, Conrad was the leader of a global, cross-disciplinary group of data scientists, psychologists, economists, and management researchers responsible for ensuring Gartner’s talent management and talent selection products were innovative, scientifically sound, and fueled by the latest advances in analytics and data science. He also served as CEB’s Global Research Officer. In this role, Conrad was responsible for strategic oversight of CEB’s global research activities across all divisions and business groups; leading the aggregation of CEB’s data assets and the development of new analytic capabilities; as well as direct oversight of the firm’s office and research center in India (Gurgaon).
Conrad holds a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the RAND Graduate School, located in Santa Monica, California. In addition, Conrad received an M.P.A. from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and B.A. degrees in Economics and Political Science with honors from the University of Minnesota.
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