Guest Speakers on Behavioral Science

As leading experts in Behavioral Science applied to marketing, we are frequently asked to present our insights to audiences at Stanford University, TechCrunch, and the American Marketing Association, to name a few. We’ve spoken alongside top Behavioral Science researchers and marketers from world-class organizations like Oglivy, Airbnb and Uber.

Next Step - Guest Speakers

A Few of the Organizations & Conferences Where We’ve Spoken

Behavioral Science: The Human Insights Missing in B2B Marketing


We regularly customize our presentation to your audience

Using Behavioral Science to Aid Financial Decision Making

Butts in Seats: How Marketers Can Shift From Physical to Virtual Events Successfully

Design & Scale Products Using Behavioral Science

Using Behavioral Science to Adapt to Customers' Mindset During Times of Uncertainty

Meet Our Speakers

Shirin Oreizy

Shirin Oreizy

Next Step Founder & President
  • Degree in Engineering & Computer Science from UC Berkeley
  • Accreditations from Duke University and UC Berkeley in Behavioral Science and Positive Psychology
  • Founded Next Step, an Award Winning Behavioral Marketing Agency, in 2004. Clients include GitHub, Credit Karma, The United Nations and Stanford University, to name a few
  • Featured speaker at Stanford University, TechCrunch, and NYU to name a few
  • Featured contributor on Forbes, Inc. and Huffington Post
Shirin Oreizy

Brad Swain

Chief Behavioral Scientist
  • Advanced Degrees in Economics and Behavioral Economics from University of Rhode Island, Columbia University and University of Miami
  • Worked alongside famed Behavioral Economist Dan Ariely, clients include AARP, Lyft, The City of San Francisco, to name a few
  • Featured speaker at The Society for Judgment and Decision Making and Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics
  • Conducted applied Behavioral Science research to help people make better decisions while working for Columbia University’s Center For Research on Environmental decision-making and Duke University’s Common Cents Lab

A 60 Second Introduction to Behavioral Science

“Shirin is a regular speaker at Stanford. As a speaker, she really connects with the audience by taking the time and care to customize her talk. The real-life examples of Behavioral Science were fascinating, engaging, practical and useful. Shirin's presentation was exemplary. Would recommend her for any stage!”

Edwin Oh
Edwin Oh Instructor, Stanford Continuing Studies Program

“Our organization invited Shirin and her team to lead a behavioral science session for our digital team that manages all of our online customer interactions and processes, and wow, was it an impactful session! Shirin & Brad were exceedingly engaging, informative, and provided content that was actionable and educational. They inspired so much thought and curiosity amongst our staff that their session/content is still being referenced on a daily basis weeks after the event. Not just that, we are already seeing positive business outcomes as a result of this session.”

Jason Burgess
Jason Burgess AAA

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