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Who is Dr. Al Schoonmaker?

Dr. Alan Schoonmaker

Negotiating, Selling, & Poker Psychologist

Perhaps the best answer to that question is a shortened resume of a man with the academic credentials, business experience and teaching skill to produce results.

Education
B.A. in Psychology, Monmouth College, West Long Branch, NJ
Ph.D. in Industrial Psychology, University of California, Berkeley

University Teaching and Research
UCLA: Psychology Department
Carnegie-Mellon University: Graduate School of Industrial Administration and Psychology Department
Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium: Management Development Center

Business Experience
Merrill Lynch: Manager of Management Development
Schoonmaker and Associates:
Consulted and taught in 28 countries
Personal clients include: GE, GM, IBM, Mobil, Rank Xerox, Bankers Trust, Ford, Wells Fargo, Apple, Manufacturers Hanover, Gulf of Canada, Chemical Bank, Chrysler, Rank Xerox, Sun Life of Canada, Chase Manhattan, and more than two dozen others. Personal clients’ annual revenues exceed two trillion dollars, about 10% of the total American economy.

Unusual Accomplishments
Undergraduate valedictorian, 4.0 GPA, and Student Council President
Two-time Jeopardy Champion
Hosted Podcast show
Speaker at Global Poker Strategy Thinking Society Seminar at Harvard Law School.
Expert witness about poker psychology in an administrative hearing and lawsuit.
Played online in RoyalVegasPoker.com’s team of experts

Publications
Fourteen books that have sold over 200,000 copies and have been translated into nine languages.
More than 200 articles.
Four multi-media training programs
Negotiate to Win
Career Strategy
Management by Objectives
Selling: The Psychological Approach. It was once the world’s best-selling computer-assisted-instruction non-technical course for business people.