"The earlier you learn decision skills, the more impact the learning will have on your life and the easier it will be for good decision skills to become second nature. I have been passionate about spreading decision skills to youth for a very long time."
Ali E. Abbas is committed to sharing his expertise in decision-making with others.
Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Public Policy at the University of Southern California, Ali has written several books, including Foundations of Decision Analysis, co-authored with Ronald A. Howard.
He has received multiple awards from the National Science Foundation for his work on decision analysis, risk analysis, multi-attribute utility theory, and data-based decision-making. Additionally, he has served on several advisory boards, including the Decision Education Foundation, where he taught decision skills to at-risk youth at juvenile detention centers. He also founded the decision-making social network Ahoona Corp., which spreads decision-making tools around the world and has several thousand users.