Jerry Wind
Lauder Professor
Director, SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management
Academic Director, The Wharton Fellows Program

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Professor Jerry Wind is internationally known for pioneering research on organizational buying behavior, market segmentation, conjoint analysis, and marketing strategy. He consults with major firms around the world, and has lectured in over 50 universities world wide.
Professor Wind is one of the most cited authors in marketing. He is a regular contributor to the professional marketing literature, with 22 books and more than 250 research papers, articles and monographs on marketing strategy, marketing research, new product and market development, consumer and industrial buying behavior and international marketing. His 2004 book The Power of Impossible Thinking: Transform the Business of Your Life and the Life of Your Business, draws on the latest research in neuroscience to explain how a person's mental models can distort perceptions, creating both limits and opportunities.

Professor Wind is the founding editor of Wharton School Publishing, a joint venture with Pearson and has published 25 books in the first 18 months. Over the years he has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Marketing, the policy boards of the Journal of Consumer Research and Marketing Science, the editorial boards and guest editor of all the major marketing journals. He is the recipient of numerous academic awards, including the three major marketing awards, The Charles Coolidge Parlin Award, the AMA/Irwin Distinguished Educator Award, and the Paul D. Converse Award.

Professor Wind teaches MBA courses in Marketing Strategy, Marketing Methods and Applications for Business Consulting, and a new course in creativity.

Professor Wind received his PhD from Stanford University and his MA and BS degrees from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

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