Richard J. Tannenbaum is an associate vice president of assessment and learning technology, research and development at ETS. In this role, he has oversight for multiple centers that are engaged in the design and development of large-scale assessments that span K-12 student testing, educator licensure, higher education admissions, Advanced Placement® (AP®) testing, and English language proficiency testing. Prior to this, Tannenbau was a senior director of the ETS Validity Research Center and then a general manager of the Research area, where he led the development and implementation of a robust research agenda addressing issues and challenges in education and the workplace. He has more than 30 years of experience in measurement and assessment and holds a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology from Old Dominion University. He has published numerous technical reports, journal articles, and book chapters on topics such as standard setting, validity, score reporting, and mapping test scores to language frameworks.