David Van Rooy is Senior Director of International Human Resources Strategy & Operations at Walmart, where he is responsible for working across Walmart?s non-US markets to develop and execute the International HR strategy. In his prior role at Walmart he was responsible for the world?s largest performance management and employee engagement programs, covering nearly 2.2 million employees globally. Before Walmart he held leadership roles at Marriott International and Burger King Corporation. He has a Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and has published over 20 peer reviewed scientific business articles and book chapters.
His new book is Trajectory: 7 Career Strategies to Take You From Where You Are to Where You Want to Be (2014, AMACOM). In it David explores the concept of Career Trajectory and how you can take advantage of your skills and the possibilities around you to reach your goals. Combining psychology with real-world, practical guidance, this essential guide provides the tools you need for a lifetime of fulfillment and success.