Wednesday, October 22
9:46 – 10:01 AM
Michael D. Ensley has created the ExecuSmart Suite of assessment tools and has dedicated himself to applying the “best science” to the process of talent management, executive coaching and executive assessment. Michael, along with his wife Rhonda Ensley, founded the Executive Assessment Institute, and he serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Michael is also a Visiting Professor at Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland.
Prior to forming EAI, Michael was a Tenured Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he served as the Area Coordinator and a Professor in the Management and Organization Group. During his tenure at RPI, Michael developed an approach to understanding an executive team’s impact on firm performance and systematically assessing and understanding executive talent. Prior to joining RPI, Michael was a Tenured Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where he focused on Business Strategy and Entrepreneurship.
Michael has published over 50 articles, made nearly 200 presentations and is published in the top academic journals in management and industrial psychology. His two most recent books soon to be published are Leadership Temperament and Building Team Impact. He has consulted at many organizations including Ford Motor Company, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Lab and National Renewal.