David Bernard

CEO & Data Shaman at AssessFirst

An Occupational Psychologist and graduate of Université Paris 5 – René Descartes. David launched AssessFirst only 20 days after obtaining his Master’s in psychology. As CEO and Chief Creative Officer of AssessFirst, he is in charge of branding and user experience.

David also participates in executing various research projects conducted by AssessFirst, particularly in the field of group performance analysis.

David is a renowned author and speaker. He has spoken at over 20 business schools and universities including HEC, IESEG, ISG and EM Strasbourg. He led two talks during the latest edition of ‘HR Speaks’ on the subjects of “Why some candidates succeed… and others don’t” and “Big Data and models that predict professional success.” His latest book, “18 ways to get that job... without paying, f***ing, or killing,” has been successful throughout Europe.