Lee Newman

Dean School of Human Sciences and Technology

Positive Decision Making and Behavioral Fitness

Professional experience
Professor of Behavioral Science, (IE University)
Dean, IE School of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dean of Innovation and Behavior, IE Business School
PhD, University of Michigan (Psychology and Computer Sciences)
MBA , MIT Sloan School of Management (Strategy, and Innovation)
SN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Technology & Policy))
BSc, Brown University (Electrical Engineering)

Dr. Newman’s research and teaching focus on translating and applying behavioral science to helping professionals understand and regulatebehavioral biases that threaten the quality of thinking and the effectiveness of decision making. His emphasis is on training more effectiveleadership behaviors in the everyday situations that professionals face in the workplace.

In the EXMPLS program, Dr. Newman works withparticipants to reveal common biases and errors in thinking and decision making, and draws on the science of habits and motivation to helpparticipants gain new insights into behavioral change and develop a plan for implementing simple and impactful changes in their thinking processes.

Prior to his academic career, Dr. Newman has served as an Engagement Manager with McKinsey & Company focused on businessre-engineering and organizational performance improvement, and founded and served as a senior manager in two technology ventures.