Full Name
Chris Cunningham
Job Title
Chief Science Officer
Speaker Bio
Christopher J. L. Cunningham, PhD is an Industrial and Organizational (I-O) and Occupational Health Psychology educator, researcher, and practitioner with experience in a variety of domains. Chris is a founding partner and Chief Science Officer for Logi-Serve (www.logi-serve.com), a provider of competency-based assessments and science-based technologies for improving talent management decisions. In this role, he develops, validates, supports and implements products that help clients address critical talent management challenges. He is a frequently invited speaker and conference presenter on topics associated with competency-based talent management, leadership potential identification and development, and real-world validation of assessment systems.

Outside of Logi-Serve, Chris is a UC Foundation Professor and graduate faculty member in the Department of Psychology at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), where he is also the Program Director for the department’s top-ranked Industrial and Organizational Psychology program (www.utc.edu/ioprog). At UTC, Chris teaches graduate-level seminars for organizational and occupational health psychology, organizational development and change, and quantitative/qualitative research methods and undergraduate courses for psychological research methods, statistics, assessment development, and professional ethics and career planning. Chris also holds an adjunct clinical assistant professor position in the Department of Internal Medicine at The University of Tennessee College of Medicine-Chattanooga, in which he provides research education and support to faculty and residents in the department of internal medicine and other areas.

Chris is currently the President of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology and an editorial board member for the following well-respected academic journals: Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Occupational Health Science; International Journal of Stress Management; Stress & Health; Journal of Business and Psychology; Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion; and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.
Chris Cunningham