Julia Dhar

Business strategist, champion debater
BCG's Julia Dhar is a champion of ideas, facts and productive disagreement.

Why you should listen

Julia Dhar is a partner at Boston Consulting Group, where she leads the firm's behavioral insights and behavioral economics initiatives. She won the World Schools Debate Championships three times, coached the New Zealand Schools' debating team to their first world debate championship win in 14 years and coached the Harvard University debate team to two world championships. Dhar cofounded and leads BeSmart, Boston Consulting Group's Behavioral Economics and Insights initiative. She works globally to build organizations and societies that are more inclusive, generous and productive. Her book, The Decision Maker's Playbook: 12 Tactics for Thinking Clearly, Navigating Uncertainty, and Making Smarter Choices (with Simon Mueller), was published by the Financial Times in 2019.

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Reboot: The talks of TED@BCG

October 8, 2018

How do we manage the transformations that are radically altering our lives — all while making a positive impact on our well-being, productivity and the world? In a word: reboot. For a seventh year, BCG has partnered with TED to bring experts in leadership, psychology, technology, sustainability and more to the stage to share ideas […]

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