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Khatera Sahibzada

Industrial/Organizational Psychologist | Consultant | Adjunct Lecturer, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Khatera Sahibzada, Ph.D., is an industrial/organizational psychologist and executive coach with two decades of experience in executive assessment and development. Throughout her career, Khatera has worked with a diverse range of organizations, from start-ups to global Fortune 100 companies across various industries including telecommunications, pharma, retail, semiconductor, banking, private equity, biotech, and fintech. Her global impact extends to clients in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Khatera's work has been featured in the Washington Post, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, TechCrunch, Scientific American and the World Economic Forum. Passionate about making a positive impact outside the corporate world, Khatera also lends her expertise to the Executive Committee of the Business Council for Peace (Bpeace), an award-winning nonprofit organization that supports small and medium-sized businesses in crisis-affected communities.

Khatera earned her Ph.D. degree in Industrial/Organizational psychology from Portland State University, where she was awarded a SYLFF Graduate Fellowship for International Research and was a recipient of the Grant for Cultural Cooperation by Spain's Ministry of Culture.