Full Name
Dr. Sekou Bermiss
Job Title
Associate Professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School
UNC Chapel Hill
Speaker Bio
Dr. Sekou Bermiss is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School. He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (NY), and a M.S. and Ph.D in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Dr. Bermiss conducts research in the area of strategic human capital management, where he explores the micro-foundations of competitive advantage by studying the antecedents and consequences of manager mobility and how different forms of employee movement impact a firm’s ability to compete with rivals. His award-winning research has been published in Administrative Science Quarterly, Organization Science, Strategic Management Journal, and Research in Organizational Behavior. His research has also been highlighted by Harvard Business Review and National Public Radio. Before entering academia, Dr. Bermiss worked as a management consultant for Deloitte & Touche in New York City.

Led by Dr. Bermiss is Filene's Center of Excellence for War for Talent: https://filene.org/learn-something/center-for-war-for-talent
Dr. Sekou Bermiss