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Aspire Consulting

Aspire Consulting
Carrot 3, 8F Jiujiang Road 686
Huangpu, Shanghai, China 200010

p: +86 21 5030 9022 | web | email

Aspire Consulting, one of the preeminent consulting and training firms in China, serves as PEAK’s exclusive partner for offering all AQ and GRIT-related solutions, offerings, and assessments within the extensive and multifaceted Chinese market.



24 Richardson Avenue
Glenelg North SA

Australia  5045

p: +0408 008 344 | web | email

One of Australia’s emerging leaders in curating the best solutions for team development and cultural growth, PEAK Learning has chosen Culturise as their exclusive partner in all facets of AQ and GRIT offerings, assessments and training.


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. 


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.