Professors Vasant Dhar and Anindya Ghose are the Co-Directors of the Center for Business Analytics.
Professor Vasant Dhar is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is the Co-Director of the Center for Business Analytics at NYU Stern and on the faculty of the NYU Center for Data Science.
Professor Vasant Dhar
Professor Dhar is an expert on predictive modeling, data mining, digital marketing, data governance, information systems development, database management and machine-based systematic trading. He conducts research on data-driven prediction analytics in finance, healthcare and social phenomena. Professor Dhar pioneered the use of machine learning for predictive modeling on Wall Street across proprietary systematic trading, risk management, and customer and salesforce management.
Professor Dhar also studies disruption and the resulting transformation caused by IT innovation. He is currently writing a book on the disruption and the future of higher education.
For more, visit http://www.stern.nyu.edu/faculty/bio/vasant-dhar
Professor Anindya Ghose
Anindya Ghose is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, and of Marketing, at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is the Co-Director of the Center for Business Analytics at NYU Stern.
Professor Ghose’s analyzes the ways internet and mobile technologies transform industries and markets. His research expertise includes crowdfunding, mobile advertising and commerce, digital marketing, social media analytics, online retailing and internet markets. Professor Ghose collaborates with companies such as Google and Microsoft and has several ongoing projects with companies in China, South Korea and Europe in the digital marketing space. His research has been recognized with 9 best paper awards and nominations in premier journals and conferences. He is quoted frequently in media outlets like the BBC, the New York Times, Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal and elsewhere.
Professor Ghose is an avid mountaineer, and is always looking forward to his next summit.
For more, visit http://www.stern.nyu.edu/faculty/bio/anindya-ghose