Dan is best known for his work on choice architecture as it relates to retirement saving and organ donation. He is currently Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research where he works the intersection of behavioral economics and computer science. Previously, Dan was a professor at London Business School and taught or researched at Wharton, Yahoo Research, Columbia University, and Germany’s Max Planck Institute, where he was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal in 1997. He received his PhD from the University of Chicago.
Dan sits on the Behavioural Insights Team’s Academic Advisory Panel and was President of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, the largest academic organization in Behavioral Economics.