SOURCE: Glint

Glint

September 22, 2015 09:00 ET

Glint Welcomes Justin Black as Director of Organizational Science

Extensive Background in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Bolsters Company's Mission to Deliver Innovation in Employee Engagement, Retention, and Performance

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2015) - Glint, the real-time employee engagement platform, today announced that Justin Black has joined the team as director of organizational science. Black has more than 10 years of experience helping high-performing and innovative companies understand and improve employee engagement data, with a strong academic background in industrial and organizational psychology. In this role, Black will support Glint in its mission to help organizations and people thrive, applying research to inform product direction and helping Glint clients diagnose and improve employee engagement.

Over his career, Black has been instrumental in helping some of the world's most recognized brands transform their approaches to employee engagement. Most recently, he served as senior advisor and director of innovation at Sirota, where he worked with organizations such as Southwest Airlines, Coca-Cola Refreshments, Facebook, and Intuit. In addition to his role helping executives understand and improve engagement, Black incorporated innovation best practices into the products and services, led large-scale user input activities, and amplified the customer voice in Sirota's strategic decision-making. He also designed and facilitated workshops to address deep-dive employee engagement challenges.

"I look forward to contributing to Glint's already successful vision to help organizations and people thrive. Glint is the leader in an industry that is increasingly focused on continuous conversations and an agile solution that brings together critical pieces of employee feedback," said Black. "Glint's dynamic, forward-thinking platform truly revolutionizes employee engagement, and I'm thrilled to be able to apply my background in industrial and organizational psychology to further disrupt this industry."

"Justin's deep expertise in organizational development will help us continue to build an innovative product that redefines the entire category," said Goutham Kurra, VP of Product and co-founder, Glint. "With Justin on board, we'll continue to advance the new science of real-time engagement, leveraging cutting-edge technology to create the next-generation platform for organizational development."

About Glint
Glint helps you see into your organization in revolutionary ways, giving you the power to create real impact on employee engagement, retention and performance. Glint leverages real-time people data to give you and your managers a holistic view of your organization's health, the insight to predict problems, and direction to take action. For more information, please visit www.glintinc.com

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