Katy Milkman

Award-Winning Behavioral Scientist

Katy Milkman is the esteemed James G. Dinan Professor at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the ex-President of the international Society for Judgment and Decision Making, and the host of Charles Schwab's acclaimed behavioural economics podcast, Choiceology.

"One the world's top 50 Management thinkers"

Add to my shortlist


  • Behavioral Science
  • How to Change: Adapting for a Post-Pandemic World
  • Changing Behavior: Guiding Employee and Customer Choices for Good
  • Decision Biases: Improving the Quality of Our Everyday Decisions


She presents in English.

How she presents

Katy, a change expert, uses science, humour and real-world stories from How to Change to help us confront our toughest challenges. Result: a science-backed guide for adapting to post-pandemic needs.

Books & Media

  • How to Change: The Science of Getting from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be

In Detail

Katy is also the co-founder and co-director of the Behavior Change for Good Initiative, a research center with the mission of advancing the science of lasting behavior change. Her research is transforming our understanding of behaviour change. Over the course of her career, Katy has worked with or advised dozens of organisations on how to spur positive change, including Google, the U.S. Department of Defense, the American Red Cross, 24 Hour Fitness, Walmart and Morningstar. An award-winning scholar and teacher, Katy writes frequently about behavioral science for major media outlets such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Economist.


Katy Milkman's research shows why timing is paramount in making a change, how to utilise temptation and inertia to achieve goals, and why giving advice can help you achieve more, even when facing obstacles.



There aren't any reviews for this speaker, be the first to leave a review.

Leave a review

Leave a Review

Sign up or Log in to access this feature.

Click here to sign up or log in.

Get in touch

Our consultants have the expertise and knowledge to find your perfect speaker and make your vision a reality.

Send a message

Contact us directly

Talk to our consultants on +44 (0)1628 601 400
Email us on
Visit us in BurnhamVisit us in London

Request a callback