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Gordon Donaldson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, Director of the Harvard Negotiation Project, Vice Chair of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, where he Chairs Harvard's annual Great Negotiator Award. Sebenius also co-directs the American Secretaries of State Project where he interviews all former US Secretaries of States on their most challenging negotiations. Author of 3D Negotiation (2006) and Kissinger the Negotiator (2018).



Associate Professor of Psychology at the Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital; Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program; Associate Director, Harvard Negotiation Project, Harvard Law School. Dan Chaired the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Conflict Resolution. Author of Negotiating the Non-Negotiable (2016) and Beyond Reason (2005).



Founding Partner of Vantage Partners and Special Adviser to the Harvard Negotiation Project. Board Member of Mercy Corps. For many years, he had been the Senior Advisor to the Harvard Negotiation Project at Harvard Law School. As an expert in negotiation and relationship management, Mark was a co-founder and former Chairman of Conflict Management Group, a non-profit organization focused on disputes of international public concern. In 2004, CMG was merged into Mercy Corps.



Alain B. Slifka Professor at Brandeis University, and Director of the Master's Program in Coexistence and Conflict at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management. Alain is a member of the Executive Committee of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.



Founder & Partner at CMPartners. Ken served as the Acting Under Secretary and Deputy Under Secretary for International Trade. He oversaw the strategy and operations of the International Trade Administration (ITA). Prior to forming CMPartners, Mr. Hyatt was a Principal at Conflict Management Inc.



Co-Founder and Managing Partner at CMPartners focused on Public Sector. She is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, D.C and a lecturer at The Fletcher School, Tufts University.



Rev. Dr. Gary Mason, Founding Director of Rethinking Conflict. Gary is a Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at Maynooth University in Ireland. He is also an adjunct Professor at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. 



Senior Adviser to the Kennedy School Negotiation Project at the Harvard University; Principal at CMPartners; Senior Partner at Dragonfly Partners; and Teaching at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.



Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School and a Founder of Triad Consulting. She specializes in particularly difficult negotiations – where emotions run high and relationships become strained. Sheila is co-author of the New York Times Business Bestseller, Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss What Matters Most.



Principal at Lax Sebenius and Fellow at the Negotiation Round-table at the Harvard Business School.


Stacy Heen Lennon

Founding Principal at X Squared Consulting, working with women to break glass-ceilings through negotaition skills,   and lecturer of Leadership and Conflict Resolution at the Tufts University.



Partner at CMPartners. Jim Tull’s teaching experience includes the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Education as well as the Kennedy School of Government.



Professor of Private Law & ADR at KU Leuvern, and Visiting Professor of Law at Harvard Law School; Partner at Greenille by Laga, Private Client Department of Lega MDP Deloitte.



Founding Principal at Podziba Policy Mediation and Director of the Sacred Lands Projects of the MIT-Harvard Public Disputes Program.

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