Episode 47: Beth Porter, CEO Riff Learning
Beth Porter is the CEO Riff Learning, an advanced machine-learning tool that enhances hiring and talent development. Beth previously worked at EdEx and Pearson; she has used this experience (25 years in educational technology) to help create Riff Learning.
Today, we peek into the not-so-distant future where behavioral tech will be used by organizations in order to not only hire, but also help create healthy teams.
How Beth got into this line of work by mistake
The biases towards affirmation or confirmation
Understanding your own behaviors and how they affect others
Using data in an affirming way instead of a punitive one
Why she likes Riff’s video tool the most
How normal orgs can incorporate Riff’s technology
The goal of Riff Platform
“One of the thing that we are always looking for is: can we affirm something that we believe or do we feel that we have enough evidence to go against something that we believe?” -Beth Porter
“We take a very privacy-preserving approach at the outset.” -Beth Porter
“People do what they do...and we passively collect data behind the scenes.” -Beth Porter