Leadership Team

David Bernard – Co-CEO & Chief Creative Officer (Founder)

DAVID-BERNARD_cercle-bw

An Occupational Psychologist and graduate of Université Paris 5 – René Descartes, David took just 30 days to launch AssessFirst after obtaining his Master’s in psychology. As CEO and Chief Creative Officer of AssessFirst, he is in charge of Branding and the quality of the User Experience.

David also participates in executing various research projects conducted by AssessFirst, particularly in the field of group performance analysis.

David is a renowned author and speaker. He has spoken at over 20 business schools and universities (standard courses and MBAs), including HEC, IESEG, ISG and EM Strasbourg. He led two talks during the latest edition of HR Speaks on the themes “Why some candidates succeed… and others don’t” and “Big Data and models that predict professional success”. His latest book (“18 ways to get that job”) has been considerably successful.

Visit his personal blog at www.david-bernard.com

Leadership
Creativity
Empathy
Structure

Alexis Teplitchi – COO & Chief Financial Officer (Founder)

ALEXIS-TEPLITCHI_cercle-bw

With both a sales and technical background, Alexis began his career at an IT services company. He then worked with various top-flight organisations, which he advised on optimising their information systems (AXA GIE, CEGOS, Le Revenu, etc.). In 2002, he co-founded AssessFirst.

At AssessFirst, Alexis is COO and in charge of the Administration & Finance department, where he ensures that the company’s business performance stays at the highest level.

Under his impetus, AssessFirst has risen to first place in the sector (#1) in terms of financial profitability, for five years in a row.

Alexis is also involved in technical aspects, notably as part of various fundamental research projects carried out by AssessFirst.

Leadership
Creativity
Empathy
Structure

Simon Baron – Chief Innovation Officer

cdv_SIMON-BARON_cercle-bw

An Occupational Psychologist and graduate of Université de Nantes, Simon is passionate about assessment and innovation. At AssessFirst he is Head of Science and Innovation. Every day, he helps to reinvent how identification, selection, development and talent retention are practised.

Simon also regularly works as a columnist and speaker on the themes of assessment and talent management. He spoke at TEDx Les Mines Nancy, where he gave a talk on the theme “Become who you are!”.

He is also a lecturer at the Universities of Lille 3 and Nantes.

Leadership
Creativity
Empathy
Structure

Alexandre Collignon – Chief Sales Officer

ALEXANDRE-COLLIGNON_cercle-bw

With a solid background in sales and marketing, Alexandre joined AssessFirst as Head of Services.

In less than a year, he grew business in the 360 feedback segment by more than 600%. He was also behind the creation of a network that now has nearly 500 consultants certified by AssessFirst. Now Head of Sales, Alexandre is in charge of business development.

He regularly writes articles that appear in various major HR media outlets.

Leadership
Creativity
Empathy
Structure

More than 10,000 recruiters worldwide use AssessFirst to assess their candidates’ personality and potential. Join them today.