CreelmanCreelman Research is actively involved in setting up action learning groups around the world to help HR leaders (and their CFOs) present a report on human capital intangibles to their Board of Directors. David Creelman, the CEO of Creelman Research, does writing, research and speaking on the most critical issues in human capital management. His clients include think tanks, consultants, academics and organizations in Japan, the US, Canada and the EU. He publishes regularly in the US, Japan, Peru, Turkey, Brazil, South Africa, Holland, Romania and Singapore.

He has sat on many thought leader panels with the Human Capital Institute including Global Talent Management, Learning Strategies, and the ROI of Talent Management. His is collaborating with Dave Ulrich, on what organizations should report about human capital intangibles to the financial markets.

Prior to founding Creelman Research, David was the Chief of Content and Research for As the first employee of, David played an integral role in growing a successful dot com; one that continues to thrive. For many years David was a management consultant in Canada and Malaysia, most notably with the Hay Group. He also taught Rewards and Performance Measures at the University of Malaya executive MBA program. Before venturing into human resources consulting, David worked in finance for Gulf Canada in Toronto and IT for Wood Gundy in London.

He has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a Combined Honours B.Sc. in Chemistry and Biochemistry from McMaster.