Carl Spetzler
Strategic Decisions Group

Dr. Spetzler, Chairman of Strategic Decisions Group, has been an innovator and leader in the application of Decision Science for decades. He frequently works with top management and boards of directors to improve the quality of decisions. He is a faculty member of the Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate Program at University of Texas Executive Education. He serves on the boards of the Illinois Institute of Technology and the Decision Education Foundation. He is passionate about bringing decision skills to youth. In 2004, Dr. Spetzler received the Ramsey Medal, the highest honor awarded by the Decision Analysis Society of INFORMS for lifetime contributions to the field. In 2006, he was inducted into the SRI Alumni Hall of Fame for his contributions to the world of financial services. In 2017 he was the first recipient of the Pioneer Award of the Society of Decision Professionals. He received a PhD and an MBA in economics and business administration and a BS in chemical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

He is the lead author of Decision Quality: Value Creation from Better Business Decisions.

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