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A Conversation With David Peterson, PhD


by by SIOP Administrative Office

SIOP Conversation Series: Get to Know the Minds Shaping the Way We Think About Work

David Peterson, head of Leadership Development & Executive Coaching at Google, will be in the next installment of the SIOP Visibility Committee’s Conversation Series. A half-hour conversation with this SIOP Fellow goes live on August 15, 2018 at 10:30AM Central Time. 

Join us virtually as thought leaders in academia and industry participate in an “Ask Me Anything” style conversation about their work. In the seventh conversation of this Series, we will talk with a prominent I-O psychologist in the private sector about his background, work, and insights on the field.


Preregister to participate in the program, and submit your questions for Dr. Peterson during the registration process. You can also submit questions for Dr. Peterson during the event, using the hashtag #SIOPTalk.

As director, Center of Expertise, Leadership Development & Executive Coaching at Google, David is responsible for innovative, high-impact approaches to develop Google leaders to meet current, emergent, and disruptive challenges. In addition, he coaches senior leaders, leads strategy for Google's executive coaching programs, and supports other leadership and organization development initiatives, including leading a team on agile organization design for Google's future needs.

Dr. Peterson earned his PhD in Counseling and Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society of Consulting Psychology, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and the Harvard Institute of Coaching. His awards include the RHR International Award for Excellence in Consultation (Society of Consulting Psychology), the Outstanding Achievement Award (California Psychological Association), and the Vision of Excellence Award (Harvard Institute of Coaching).

Read a complete biography of Dr. Peterson here.


Event to be held at the following time and date:
Wednesday, August 15th, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM CT
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Invite your friends! The Conversation Series isn’t just for current or aspiring I-O psychologists. Conversation topics will appeal to the public and raise awareness of I-O psychology in your community.

Thank you to all who attended the sixth SIOP Conversation Series on June 27 with Dr. Bill Byham.  If you missed this conversation and want to listen the recording, as well as past conversations, click here to listen to the podcasts on iTunes or here to listen to the podcasts on Google Play.