Rich is a senior vice president for DDI. His major responsibilities include developing and executing DDI's global thought leadership strategy, leading DDI's Center for Analytics and Behavioral Research, and launching new products and services. Rich received a PhD in social/industrial psychology from American University in Washington, D.C. He has written more than 30 articles and published six books on leadership and teamwork. He has made more than 100 presentations at numerous professional conferences around the world. Rich is a member of ATD and SHRM, as well as being a member and past board representative of the Instructional Systems Association. He consults with clients worldwide on talent management issues. For the past ten years, Rich has served as a judge for CNBC Asian Business Leaders Awards. He is the research principle for DDI's biennial Leadership Forecast, now in its 15th year.