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Advisory Board

Advisory Board

The Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences (MBDS) program is committed to equipping students to be highly effective and successful throughout their careers. To maintain the program’s position of prominence and provide students with cutting-edge perspectives from our interdisciplinary field, we have established the MBDS Advisory Board, which features exceptional thought leaders, strategists, and innovators from around the world. Members of this board represent a range of industries and sectors. We work with advisory board members and their organizations to co-create opportunities such as workshops, conferences, executive trainings, professional development opportunities, internships, and employer-driven projects. Their expertise and guidance ensure that our program stays abreast of the ever-changing needs of the workforce.

Chief Behavioral Officer, Maritz

Managing Director, North America, The Behavioural Insights Team 

President, North America, Behavioral Science Center, Ipsos

Chief Innovation Officer, ideas42

Student & alumni stories

"I have had amazing mentors here, and I think their investment in my success is what transformed me." - Sakshi Ghai, MBDS ‘18

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