Dr. Steven Hunt

Senior Vice President, SAP SuccessFactors

Dr. Steven Hunt role at SAP SuccessFactors is focused on guiding the development and implementation of technology-enabled solutions to maximize workforce engagement and productivity. 

Dr. Hunt has over 25 years experience designing systems for a variety of human capital management applications including performance management, staffing, employee and leadership development, culture change, workforce analytics, and succession planning.  A recognized expert on strategic human resources, Dr. Hunt has played a pivotal role in the implementation of systems that have improved productivity and engagement of millions of employees working for hundreds of companies ranging from small start up organizations to the largest employers in the world. 

An active author and presenter, Dr. Hunt has written two widely respected books on HR process design and implementation:   “Commonsense talent management: using strategic human resources to increase company performance” (Wiley Press, 2014) and “Hiring success:  the art and science of staffing assessment and employee selection” (Wiley Press, 2007).

Content Featuring Dr. Steven Hunt


Creating an Agile Organization

October 31, 2017 | Steven Hunt

Discover three methods you can use to tap in to people’s innate, but often underutilized, capability for learning and adapting to changing environments.


Disruptive Change: Do We Really Fear It?

December 12, 2016 | Steven Hunt

In this podcast, Dr. Steven Hunt of SAP shares what he believes is the real reason we assume people fear change. He also discusses the role disruptive technology should have in HR strategy, and why we shouldn't tolerate bad managers.

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