Damon Bryant, PhD

Damon Bryant, PhD

Website: http://www.drdamonbryant.com
Dallas, Texas, United States
Member since July 21, 2010
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If you're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:


What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

Most Frustrating: The Work
Most Rewarding: The Work

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs/innovators make?

Being unprepared for the work.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Be willing to pivot!
Be willing to invest the time to make your product or service work.
Understand that your business will not succeed without relationships (business or personal).

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Dr. Bryant received a B.S. in Psychology from Howard University, M.A. in General Psychology from the University of North Florida, and Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Bryant is a former National Security Background Investigator for the Office of Personnel Management.

In 2003, Dr. Bryant was a Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research Fellow at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ. In the same year, he also received the Robert J. Wherry Award for his research in the area of psychometrics from Division 14 of the American Psychological Association. While serving as an HR Global Advisor to IBM, Dr. Bryant designed selection tools for use within emerging markets in Asia Pacific and was recognized in 2006 as one of IBM's Top Young Innovators for his contribution to employment test security. In 2007, he was also recognized for his work in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina by the Louisiana State Senate.