Lecturer, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Cody is a co-founder of CNCM, a negotiation advisory and training services company. He has experience advising and lecturing on negotiation internationally, and his writings have been used to teach negotiation, strategy, and leadership principles to graduate students and executives at leading business, law, and policy schools. Cody has also served as a Negotiation Strategist with the eXperimental Negotiation Initiative, supporting high-level efforts to resolve some of the world's most urgent, intractable conflicts.
Outside CNCM, Cody is a Lecturer in Columbia University's Negotiation and Conflict Resolution MS program, and he previously held appointments as a researcher at Harvard Business School. Cody received graduate degrees from the University of Heidelberg and Columbia University (NECR '14) and his BA from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
- M.S., Columbia University
- M.A., University of Heidelberg
Malhotra, Deepak, and Cody Smith. "Negotiating Peace in Colombia." Harvard Business School Case 923-006, August 2022.
In the News
From Pharma to the Classroom: A Conversation with Maximilian Hardt on Negotiation, Strategy, and Guest Speaking at Columbia
The following is from an interview of Maximilian Hardt conducted in April 2023 by Cody Smith, a Lecturer in and alumnus of Columbia University’s Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NECR) Master of Science program. Max Hardt was an invited Guest Speaker in NECR 5109 Negotiation for Everyday Use, a negotiation theory and skills course that is open to all Columbia University graduate students.