Khatera Sahibzada


Khatera Sahibzada, Ph.D., has over 20 years of experience specializing in executive assessment and development. She has partnered with a broad range of institutions ranging from the lower middle-market to Fortune 500, across functions and industries. Khatera has worked in the European Union, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, and China. She has been featured in the Washington Post, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, Scientific American and the World Economic Forum.

She also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California (USC), where she teaches graduate courses on employee selection and assessment.

Khatera began her career as a consultant with Korn Ferry, where she advised companies on selection and assessment, leadership development and performance management. She earned her B.A. degree in Psychology from California State University Northridge, her M.A. in Psychology from Pepperdine University, and her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Portland State University, where she was awarded a SYLFF Graduate Fellowship for International Research and was a recipient of the Grant for Cultural Cooperation by Spain’s Ministry of Culture.