Dr. Kenneth Brousseau leads BrandCulture’s leadership assessment and development services in his role as CEO of partner Decision Dynamics. Ken specializes in behavioral assessment applications for executive talent deployment and development, executive coaching, and team alignment. For more than three decades, Ken has consulted with scores of leading global public and private organizations, including ABB, Barilla Group, Bristol Myers Squibb, Educational Testing Service, Eli Lilly and Company, Federal Aviation Administration, Johnson & Johnson, United Parcel Service, GlaxoSmithkline Pharmaceutical, Home Depot, Intel Corporation, 3M Corporation, NASA, On Semiconductor, The Aerospace Corporation, Rockwell International, SAP, Sigma Alimentos, S.A., and Western Digital Corporation. Across his work, Ken and his colleagues deploy a proprietary database containing behavioral assessment profiles of more that 120,000 executives, managers and business professionals that identify the behavioral qualities needed to succeed at each level of management and demonstrate how these qualities change over career progression.
In addition to his consulting work, Dr. Brousseau has published numerous groundbreaking articles on career development, work system design, team development, and organizational design which have appeared in Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Performance, theAcademy of Management Review, the Academy of Management Executive, and the Journal of Organizational Change Management. In addition, Ken also chairs The Korn/Ferry Institute's Center for the Science of Management Assessment. Earlier Ken served on the faculty of the Management and Organization department at the USC Marshall School of Business.
Ken holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from Yale University.
Kasey Byrne combines a singular expertise from straddling the worlds of brand and management consulting and client-side executive leadership. Depending on the task, she is equally adroit at deploying the logic of an engineer with the creativity of a copywriter and is equally skilled at reimagining customer experience. Fueling her uncommon judgment and indefatigable performance are decades of experience working in high-pressure, rapidly morphing environments with immutable deadlines across technology and financial services industries. Working with BrandCulture as a consultant as well as a client for more than a quinquennium, Kasey was most recently the CMO of Cardlytics. Earlier Kasey served as the CCO of Overture Services, Inc., was a SVP at SunAmerica and worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. She began her career as a software engineer working with both Hewlett-Packard and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Kasey holds a MS in Management from the Sloan School of Management at MIT and a BSE with Distinction from Cornell University. Kasey also served as an Adjunct Professor at the Loyola Marymount College of Business Administration where she has taught Product Marketing and Management.
Paul Hammond is an internationally recognized experiential designer who has created dynamic 3D environments for brands, museums and visitor destinations for over twenty years. Paul leads BrandCulture’s brand experience design practice helping bring to life across both physical and digital environments.
Paul specializes in interactive and multi-sensory spatial experiences that span children’s play areas on cruise ships to retail environments to immersive automobile launches and exhibits. Paul’s design career began with his work at the venerable Imagination Ltd. and he has since teamed with some of the largest marketing agencies in Europe, North America and Asia including Chiat-Day, Deutsch, Omnicom/AMCI and others, as well as the world’s leading brands like Anhueser Busch, CA, Carnival Cruises, Coca-Cola, Mary Kay, Samsung and 3M.
As the creative energy and vision behind his own firm, Paul Hammond Design, Paul continues to hone his craft in spatial and experiential design. Originally from West Yorkshire, England, Paul now resides in Los Angeles, and holds a degree in Spatial Design from New Castle School of Art and Design.