Fireside chat with Professor Ayelet Fishbach.
Join our faculty fireside with one of the most interesting psychologists of our generation, Prof. Ayelet Fishbach, who will be discussing her new book "Get It Done", which explores the science of motivation. She will be joined by Greg Hodge, Executive Search & Assessment Consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates; Babatunde Fajemirokun, CEO at AIICO Insurance PLC; and Yvonne Chebib, Executive Senior Director at Microsoft, for an insightful discussion on how we can each reach our long term goals.
Ayelet Fishbach (Speaker)
Professor, Chicago Booth
Ayelet Fishbach studies social psychology, management and consumer behavior. She is an expert on motivation and decision making. She has presented her research all over the world.
Fishbach's research has been published in psychology, management and marketing journals, including Psychological Review, Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Marketing Research, Psychological Science, and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Her research is regularly featured in the media, including WSJ, CNN, Chicago Tribune, NPR and was selected to be featured in the New York Times 'Annual Years in Ideas.'
Fishbach has served as an Associate Editor on several journals, including Psychological Science and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and she has served on the editorial board of leading journals in psychology and management. She has further served as the president of the International Social Cognition Network (ISCON) and the Society for the Study of Motivation.
Fishbach is the recipient of several international awards, including the Society of Experimental Social Psychology's Best Dissertation Award, Career Trajectory Award, and the Fulbright Educational Foundation Award. In 2006, she received the Provost's Teaching Award from the University of Chicago.
Fishbach earned a bachelor's degree with distinction in psychology in 1992, a master's degree summa cum laude in psychology in 1995, and a PhD magna cum laude in psychology in 1999, all from Tel Aviv University. She joined the Chicago Booth faculty in 2002.
Professor Fishbach's new book "Get It Done: Surprising Lessons from the Science of Motivation" was published on January 4, 2022.
Greg Hodge (Speaker)
Executive Search & Assessment Consultant, Russell Reynolds Associates
Greg Hodge is a consultant in the firm's Customer Activation and Growth Practice and Consumer Sector. He advises clients on customer-centric, go-to-market leadership roles, such as chief marketing officers, chief growth officers, chief customer officers, chief experience officers, chief sales officers, chief digital officers, chief commercial officers, and more.
Babatunde Fajemirokun (Speaker)
CEO, AIICO Insurance PLC
Finance professional with in-depth sector experience in management consulting, insurance & asset management. Expertise in strategy, life and non-life insurance, asset & liability management, risk management, corporate finance, technology, operations management and stakeholder management.
Yvonne Chebib (Speaker)
Executive Senior Director, Microsoft
Experienced and empowering business leader with a proven track record of growing and leading high performing teams in the technology sector. Passionate about start-ups, women in technology, and diversity and inclusion in the workplace.