Rom Y. Schrift, PhD

Assistant Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

preference formation and choice, consumer’s decisional conflict and effort in choice, empathy and social influence

About Rom:

Rom Schrift studies consumer behavior focusing on Behavioral Decision Theory. More specifically, he explores the psychological processes that consumers undergo prior to reaching a decision, the formation of consumers’ preferences, and how cues in the environment trigger different mind-sets.

Rom teaches Creativity (MKTG 292) and Consumer Behavior (MKTG 211). He received his PhD in Marketing and Masters in Philosophy from Columbia University. He also holds an MBA from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University in Israel. Prior to his academic career, he worked as an R&D Engineer and as a consultant in the field of marketing research.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Digital Marketing Strategies for the Digital Economy
Understand and evaluate key aspects of digital marketing, including digital strategy and social media, to enable successful development and implementation of relevant and powerful digital marketing efforts.

Physician Leadership Academy
Physician Leadership Academy, offered in partnership with Deloitte Consulting, will facilitate the journey from physician leader to enterprise leader. This program consisting of three non-consecutive modules combines in-person learning with individual feedback and coaching, mentoring from successful physician leaders, and peer support.