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Errol Wirasinghe, Ph.D.


Dr. Wirasinghe is world renowned expert on the subject of decision-making and also frequently offers advice and training in the field of negotiation. He is a highly sought after speaker with passion, vision and purpose as well as a guest lecturer at the University of Houston's Executive MBA program.  He is the author of the book: The Art of Making Decisions-Expanding Common Sense & Experience. Dr. Wirasinghe graduated as a Valedictorian from Teesside University, U.K. and was awarded the prestigious CBI Scholarship to do his Ph.D. As a university professor, he has published papers on topics relating to management, engineering and economics. He has carved out a niche as a “decision-maker” who shatters the myths and long held logic of decision-making. Dr. Wirasinghe is not  compensated to endorse Convergent Negotiations and is not a paid consultant to Convergent Negotiations. 



Gaylen Paulsen, Ph.D.


Dr. Paulson is a program faculty member at the University of Notre Dame where he specializes in the field of negotiation along with numerous other areas of executive development. He has taught in the Notre Dame Executive MBA and Master of Science in Accountancy programs and regularly leads seminars in negotiations for executives in a variety of custom programs in Executive Education. Dr. Paulson’s primary responsibility is as a member of the faculty of the management department at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He received an MS and PhD in communication studies at Northwestern University. Paulson has published articles, case studies and book chapters in outlets such as The Journal of Applied Psychology, The Negotiation Journal of Conflict Management and Communication Research. Dr. Paulson is not  compensated to endorse Convergent Negotiations and is not a paid consultant to Convergent Negotiations. 

Gerald R. Weeks Ph.D.


Dr. Weeks is psychologist and a professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. His expertise in psychology spans the full sprectrum of human dynamics and interpersal communcation. He has numerous publications and 30 years of experience teaching and doing research and practice. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy in both Clinical Psychology and Family Studies in 1979 from Georgia State University. At Georgia State University, he studied with Luciano L'Abate who is the founder of the field of family psychology. Since 1979, Dr. Weeks has served in a number of professional positions including: Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina, Program Director at Council for Relationships/Clinical Assistant and later Clinical Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also served as President of the American Board of Family Psychology in 1988 and 1989. Dr. Weeks is not  compensated to endorse Convergent Negotiations and is not a  paid consultant to Convergent Negotiations. 

Convergent Negotiations' Advisory Group 

Training that reflects the best schools of thought on negotiation

Nicholas Thaler, Ph.D.


"Dr. Thaler is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior and Visiting Professor at Loyola Marymount University. He is an expert on multivariate statistical analysis and psychometrics and has published over 40 papers examining the cognitive and psychiatric sequelae of a number of clinical disorders including traumatic brain injury, ADHD, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and HIV infection. Much of his work has focused on the psychometric properties of psychological tests in these populations.  He also maintains a private private in Los Angeles where he conducts neuropsychological evaluations with both adults and children. Dr. Thaler has been recognized with a number of accolades, including the Tony Wong Diversity Award, the Nevada Regent's Scholar Award, the UNLV President's Scholarship, and a Center for AIDS Research seed grant.

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