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MIT Launch

Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
One Amherst Street, E40-160, Cambridge, MA 02142 | email

MIT Launch is an intensive 4-week program that teaches high school students the entrepreneurial skill set and mindset through starting real companies. PEAK and MIT use AQ and GRIT to equip students to go through rigorous coursework, collaborate with peers and mentors, and to use the multitude of tools surrounding them at MIT to realize what it takes to be successful in the real world — resourcefulness, adaptability, and innovation.

 Pearson Education

Pearson Education
2154 E. Commons Avenue, Suite 4000, Centennial, CO 80122
: 303.658.1000 | web

Pearson, the leading education company in the world, is bringing PEAK's distinctive GRIT- and AQ-based methods, assessments, tools, and efficacy to education. Pearson is collaborating with PEAK to equip learners with the GRIT-focused skills and mindset they need to fulfill their academic goals and secure successful, sustainable career opportunities that help them contribute positively to society and live enriching lives. 

 Viventis Search Asia  

Viventis Search Asia
17/F OMM-Citra Building, San Miguel Ave., Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines 1600v | p: 632.637.5636 | web

Viventis Search Asia is a leading recruitment solutions firm based in Metro Manila, Philippines. They specialize in executive search, recruitment process outsourcing, interim management, and profiling and assessment. They serve companies across several industries such as BPO, hospitality, retail, pharmaceuticals, shared services, financial institutions, industrial/manufacturing, real estate, etc. They are now bringing PEAK’s advanced applicant screening tools to companies located in and operating out of the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Phuel Phuel

Ogilvy House
72 Christie St, St. Leonards, NSW 2065
p: +61 2.8281.3899 | f: +61 2.8281.3898 | email

As part of the global Ogilvy Organization, Phuel has established itself within Australia as a recognized leader in the latest approaches to innovative learning. Top global players such as Cisco, Nestle, Deloitte, and Pfizer draw upon Phuel’s regional strength across Australia, as well as their expert learning design and facilitation to serve their increasingly sophisticated needs to equip their people for demanding times. Over the past several years, Phuel has become Australia’s recognized leader in applying PEAK’s AQ methodology. As PEAK’s licensed regional affiliate, Phuel is the premiere source for the full host of globally adopted AQ-based solutions; including programs, assessments, coaching, and products.

ETSDr. Duanli Yan, with the Educational Testing Service

ETS Corporate Headquarters
660 Rosedale Road, Princeton, NJ 08541 | 609.921.9000

Dr. Duanli Yan is a Manager of Data Analysis and Computational Research for Automated Scoring group in the Research & Development division in ETS. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers University. She holds a Ph.D. in Psychometrics from Fordham University. Dr. Yan has been the statistical coordinator for EXADEP, NAC and TOEIC Institutional programs, a development scientist for innovative research applications and a psychometrician for several operational programs. She is also a recipient of the ETS Presidential Award. Dr. Yan conducts the majority of PEAK’s independent studies.

 Big Swift Kick

Andy Miller 7027 A Manchester Blvd., Alexandria, VA 22310 | 703-822-8178 / Tom Schaff 11933 Hilltop Greens Dr., St Louis, MO 63128 | 314.270.3358 | web

BSK serves small-to-mid-sized companies and private equity firms, primarily related to sales training, hiring, and coaching. BSK is currently the only firm of its kind granted special permission from PEAK to bring the AQ and GRIT-based assessments and solutions to its market, within the United States.