Learn More About Lalin Anik
Lalin Anik is a Turkish-American behavioral scientist, professor, scholar, and expert interested in deeply understanding intrinsic human problems concerning social (dis)connections at the individual, organizational and societal level. By uncovering and leveraging underlying insights about individual psychology and behavior, Anik improves decision-making in organizations and society with a particular focus on artificial intelligence (AI), digital disruption, transformation, and innovation.
For over two decades, Anik has guided firms and governments along new creative paths that generate synergy and energize collectives. Her collaborations secure efficient, effective, and conscientious decisions as well as healthier, happier, more productive lives for countless employees, consumers, and communities.
Anik is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and previously taught at Columbia Business School, Darden Business School, and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. As an award-winning professor, Lalin has been a firm student favorite at these institutions, where she has been named “2019 MBA Professor of the Year” and one of “2019’s Best 40 Under 40 MBA Professors” by Poets & Quants in addition receiving numerous outstanding faculty and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion awards over the years.
Anik has also been a celebrated speaker at venues including the United Nations and TEDx, where she has helped challenge the impersonality pervading modern business, rock the balance between selfish and selfless, and cultivate new positive behaviors.
Once a professional swimmer in Turkey, she has found homes in the United States and most recently in the Netherlands. Anik holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Post Doctorate in Behavioral Economics from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
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