Dr. Jack Nasher, M.Sc. (Oxford)

Jack Nasher, born in 1979, studied and taught at Oxford University and is currently the Professor for Leadership & Organization at Munich Business School and faculty of Stanford University. Jack is an expert on reading and influencing human behaviour, particularly applied to negotiations. He trains and advises companies all over the world on negotiation matters and runs the NASHER Negotiation Institute. His books were published from Austria to China. Jack has been featured on over 100 TV and radio stations.

Academic Career

Jack went to school in Germany, France and the United States. He majored in philosophy and psychology, and went on to complete his law degree with first class honors at Frankfurt Law School. He was appointed Research Associate of Holyell Manor at Balliol College, Oxford University, and received a master’s degree in management at the Said Business School, Oxford University, Jack completed his doctorate on Sir Karl Popper at Vienna University. Stints followed at the M&A law firm SkaddenArps, at the European Parliament and at the European Court of Justice, and as an Assistant Attaché for the United Nations in New York City.

From 2005-2009, Jack taught at Oxford University as a tutor and conducted the interviews for Economics & Management applicants. In 2010, he was appointed the Professor for Leadership & Organization at Munich Business School and conducted numerous doctoral seminars at TU Munich.

Professional Experience

A founder and investor in companies, movies, real estate, private equity / VC himself, Jack began advising companies in communication and negotiation matters in 2004, as negotiations are the overlap of business, psychology, and law. Since then, Jack has been closely cooperating with companies from all industries and provided them with the latest research finding and best practices from the world of negotiation.  


Jack’s books reached multiple bestselling status, appearing in Russia, Korea, China, Poland etc. Jack is regularly featured in leading publications such as Harvard Business Manager and Zeit. Jack donated 100 % of the royalties of his book on Sir Karl Popper to Human Rights Watch Germany.

He is an avid contributor and reviewer at the world’s leading scientific conferences and was awarded the gold medal for best paper at the International Conference on Applied Psychology 2016 in Colombo/Sri Lanka. 


Jack is a member of the Society of Personality & Social Psychology and a Principal Practitioner of Association of Business Psychologists. He is deeply involved in setting up professional standards for business psychologists.

Jack is an avid mentalist, combining psychological illusions with magic, and has given over 50 shows at the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.