Practice Leader, HR Practice
As an HR Practice Leader at CEB, Brian Kropp works with chief human resource officers, heads of Compensation, and heads of Benefits to develop strategic plans that attract, develop, and retain top talent. Brian spends much of his time working with CEB members on how leadership, employee engagement, and labor market trends translate into tangible business issues.
Brian’s wealth of knowledge on workforce trends has been featured by notable titles including The Financial Times, The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Human Resource Executive. He's regularly asked to comment on employee engagement, performance management, and leadership challenges for a variety of media outlets, and he has been a guest on a variety of broadcast programs, including The Diane Rehm Show and The Bloomberg Advantage.
Prior to CEB, Brian worked for a variety of research institutions and taught courses in economics, policy analysis, and quantitative methods at the University of North Carolina. His work has been published in several books, academic journals, and other periodicals. Brian holds a PhD in policy analysis from the University of North Carolina and an MA and BS in Economics from Clemson University.