Edie Goldberg is the founder of E. L. Goldberg & Associates. She has specialized in talent management and organizational effectiveness for more than 25 years and focuses on designing HR systems to attract, engage, develop, and retain employees.
Before launching her own company, Dr. Goldberg worked for Towers Perrin as the Global Leader in Learning & Development, Career Management, and Succession Planning. There, she co-led a company-wide initiative focusing on talent management which resulted in groundbreaking research on employee perceptions as well as the development of a process to help companies attract, retain, and engage their workforce.
Prior to working for Towers Perrin, Dr. Goldberg spent five and a half years as a business unit manager for another management consulting firm that specialized in assessment and development. She also worked for the Navy Personnel Research and Development Center in San Diego where she participated in some of the seminal Total Quality Management research in the U.S.
Dr. Goldberg earned her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Albany, State University of New York, and her B.A. and M.S. from San Diego State University. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She is the founder of the Bay Area Applied Psychologists, is past-President and current board member of the HR Strategy Forum, and is the immediate past Chairperson of HR People+Strategy, a professional association for senior-level, strategic HR leaders and thought leaders in human resource management.