Brett Saraniti received his PhD in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1997. His dissertation chair was Roger Myerson, Nobel Laureate 2007. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at Kellogg and an affiliate at Hawaii Pacific University where he has taught since 1997.
Brett has taught MBA and executive courses at Kellogg every summer since 1995 where he has been honored with three different teaching awards. He has also taught in the Kellogg-Recanati program in Tel Aviv and the Kellogg-HKUST program in Hong Kong. Brett has been a visiting professor at INSEAD every year since 2008 winning the Best Teacher Award for the Core Classes in September 2008. He has been a frequent visitor at the Sasin Graduate Institute in Bangkok, Thailand; IESE in Barcelona; the Brisbane Graduate School of Business in Queensland, Australia; the Thunderbird School of Global Management; TECNUN in San Sebastian, Spain; and the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration in Finland. He has also delivered executive management seminars through the Haas School of Business at Seminarium International in both Chile & Costa Rica.
He has also worked, taught, and/or consulted for McKinsey & Company, Xerox Corporation, Hiscox Insurance, Chevron Oil Field Research, LG Electronics, Cantor Fitzgerald/Hollywood Stock Exchange, Alstom, Unext.com, Love & Kirschenbaum LLC (expert witness), Maclean-Fogg, MRJ Technologies, Chipin.com, Carddomains.com, Lee Ceramics, and Surflight Hawaii.
Brett spends most of his time at his beach house in Waialua, Hawaii with his wife Samantha and their three children Francesca, Carlo & Enzo who enjoy beating him at Monopoly and beating on him with Jedi Light Sabers.