Managing Principal, Lax Sebenius LLC; Distinguished Fellow, Harvard Negotiation Project
Dr. Lax advises on negotiations ranging from commercial contracts, joint ventures, and strategic alliances to large mergers and acquisitions in a wide range of industries as well as negotiations with governments. Lax has worked with corporate clients including American Express, Bupa, Diageo, Grupo Pao Azucar, Infineon, Intel, KPMG, Lufthansa, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Raytheon, Royal Dutch Shell, Standard Chartered Bank, Telstra, TransAlta, and Verizon Wireless. Educated at Princeton, Stanford and Harvard, he holds a doctorate in statistics from Harvard. Dr. Lax helped start two investment management companies and served on the boards of several privately held companies, and currently serves on the board of The Abraham Path. He is also co-founder and Chief Negotiation Officer at Riva HQ, a venture-backed startup working to help end the ‘negotiation gap’ by giving young job-seekers the skills they need to negotiate job offers effectively.