Justin Menkes

Justin Menkes pictureJustin Menkes, Ph.D., is an acclaimed author and a leading expert in the field of C-suite talent evaluation. His research led him to the discovery of Executive Intelligence and the creation of a methodology to measure it. Justin is a founding member of the Executive Intelligence Group, a specialized assessment firm, which was integrated into Spencer Stuart in 2007. He applies his deep understanding of leadership performance to his succession work with clients such as Blackstone, Chevron, Mass Mutual and State Street.

Menkes has received international recognition for his expertise, authoring The Wall Street Journal best seller Executive Intelligence, as well as articles for Chief Executive magazine, Directorship magazine and Harvard Business Review. His upcoming book, Better Under Pressure, will be published in the spring of 2011 by Harvard Business School Press. He has chaired master tutorials to train other industrial and organizational psychologists in best practice assessment techniques, and was inducted into the Sigma Xi Psychological Honors Society in recognition of his research contributions to the field of psychology.

During his doctoral work at Claremont Graduate University, Justin studied under the late Peter Drucker. He graduated with honors from Haverford College and received his M.A. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Menkes holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Claremont Graduate University.

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