Eric Sydell is the EVP of Innovation at Modern Hire and oversees all research and product innovation initiatives, including the data science-focused Labs team. He is passionate about applying machine learning, and deep learning in particular, to candidate data to more effectively match candidates with career opportunities. Eric is highly motivated to show the power of these new AI-based technologies and guide them to ensure they benefit individuals as well as organizations. He writes extensively on and has spoken around the world on these topics. Eric is one of the founders of Shaker and has a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron. He previously served as a Consultant at CEB/SHL.