Brenda Kowske, Ph.D., is a research consultant for the Kenexa Research Institute. Dr. Kowske specializes in conducting valid and reliable research that informs talent decisions to improve overall organizational performance. Throughout her career in leadership and research consulting, she has successfully tailored online survey processes for strategic decision-making and workforce insight; created valid performance measurement systems and metrics that differentiate employees, and conducted talent analytics for compensation, promotion and development decisions.
Dr. Kowske has published numerous white papers and articles for academic and professional journals. She is a member of the Academy of Management, Academy of Human Resource Development, American Psychological Association and Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology. She holds a Doctorate in human resource development and a Master of Education from the University of Minnesota.