Meet the True Image Interactive Team

Dr. Matthew O’Connell

Co-Founder, Select International / Board Member, True Image Interactive

Dr. Matthew O’Connell, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder at Select International, is a leader in the field of psychometric testing and selection system design.

For more than 20 years, he has been a driving force when it comes to designing, evaluating, and integrating assessment tools into systems that meet the specific needs of Global 2000 organizations. He is the co-author of the best-selling business book, Hiring Great People.

Matthew has designed selection and assessment systems for more than 400 organizations worldwide and has worked with clients from a wide range of industries, including AT&T, British Telecom, Goodyear, Merck, GM, GE, John Deere, Medtronic, PPG, Sony, Toyota, the United Nations, Verizon Wireless and hundreds more.

Matthew is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University and is actively involved in applied research. He is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and is the author or co-author of more than 100 articles or book chapters on employee selection and assessment, leadership and work teams in such periodicals as Human Performance, Group and Organization Management, International Journal of Organizational Analysis, and The Journal of Business and Psychology.

Matthew is fluent in Japanese and Spanish and has lived, worked and studied extensively in both Japan and Mexico. Prior to co-founding Select International, he was a Senior Consultant at Development Dimensions International (DDI). He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Akron and his B.A. in Psychology from Earlham College.