Victoria Medvec

  • Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management & Organizations
  • Co-Founder and Executive Director, Kellogg Center for Executive Women
  • Kellogg School of Management
  • CEO, Medvec and Associates

Dr. Victoria Medvec is a global leader in high stakes negotiation and decision-making who has worked with a significant number of Fortune 100 companies around the world. The founder and CEO of Medvec & Associates, an Illinois-based consultancy, Dr. Medvec is an award-winning speaker, consultant, negotiation expert and entrepreneur. Extremely results-oriented, Dr. Medvec is a valued adviser to executives and boards of directors at a wide range of Fortune 500 companies. For over two decades, she has brought her unique expertise to bear at McKinsey, McDonalds, Amgen, Microsoft and BlackRock, among others.

A dynamic speaker, Dr. Medvec has delivered highly rated talks to C-suite executives at events such as the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit and the Gathering of Titans and to prestigious groups including the Young Presidents’ Organization, Turnaround Management Association and World Presidents’ Organization. Dr. Medvec is currently the Adeline Barry Davee Professor of Management and Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Dr. Medvec has won the YPO/WPO Best of the Best award multiple times.

Passionate about women’s contributions in senior-level roles and on boards of directors, Dr. Medvec strongly believes in the benefits of women’s participation to the boards and corporations, including greater levels of innovation and financial success.