Chris Voss

Chris Voss is the author of Never Split the Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It and CEO of the Black Swan Group Ltd., a firm that solves business negotiation challenges with hostage negotiation strategies. Prior to 2008, Chris was the lead international kidnapping negotiator for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as the FBI’s hostage negotiation representative for the National Security Council’s Hostage Working Group. He currently teaches business negotiation in the MBA program as an adjunct professor at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.