Giulia Bianchi joins ASC as Assessment Solutions Consultant

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Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC; https://assess.com) announced today that Giulia Bianchi has joined the team as an Assessment Solutions Consultant. Giulia has a strong background in the assessment industry, with 6 years of experience in sales, marketing, and operations for International Testing and Training Services Ltd (https://www.ittservices.net/). Giulia helped grow ITTS from its infancy into a testing services provider with a network of more than 200 testing centers.

“I’m excited to have Giulia join our team, especially as we continue to grow our business during the COVID pandemic as test sponsors are searching for cost-effective solutions that allow them to quickly implement a digital transformation” says Nathan Thompson, PhD, the CEO of ASC. “In particular, I’m thrilled about Giulia’s experience in the the assessment industry outside the US, and her multilingualism. She can help us to better serve our partners all across the world.”

Giulia is bilingual English/Italian, and also speaks French and Spanish.  She is located in Europe and will focus on growing ASC’s presence there, by helping universities, pre-employment testing companies, language assessments, and other organizations to improve their assessments with modern psychometrics.  ASC provides powerful software for online assessment and item banking, as well as consulting services to help organizations implement modern methods like item response theory and computerized adaptive testing.

For more information about ASC’s international partnerships, please contact us below.

Nathan Thompson, PhD

Nathan Thompson, PhD, is CEO and Co-Founder of Assessment Systems Corporation (ASC). He is a psychometrician, software developer, author, and researcher, and evangelist for AI and automation. His mission is to elevate the profession of psychometrics by using software to automate psychometric work like item review, job analysis, and Angoff studies, so we can focus on more innovative work. His core goal is to improve assessment throughout the world.

Nate was originally trained as a psychometrician, with an honors degree at Luther College with a triple major of Math/Psych/Latin, and then a PhD in Psychometrics at the University of Minnesota. He then worked multiple roles in the testing industry, including item writer, test development manager, essay test marker, consulting psychometrician, software developer, project manager, and business leader. He is also cofounder and Membership Director at the International Association for Computerized Adaptive Testing (iacat.org). He’s published 100+ papers and presentations, but his favorite remains https://scholarworks.umass.edu/pare/vol16/iss1/1/.

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