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Srikanth Jagabathula

Srikanth Jagabathula

Joined Stern 2011

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 8-74
New York, NY 10012

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Srikanth Jagabathula is an Associate Professor of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences and the Robert Stansky Research Faculty Fellow at New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is a faculty affiliate at the NYU Center for Data Science and the Center for Business Analytics

Professor Jagabathula's research interests broadly lie at the intersection of operations, machine learning, and marketing. His current work broadly focuses on developing data-driven modeling and learning techniques with the goal of improving the accuracy of operational decision-making. The objective of his research is to obtain easy-to-use techniques for a wide range of managerial decisions: the right products to design, the right products and prices to offer to customers, and the right quantity of each product to carry. More broadly he is interested in understanding how to handle and extract useful insights from the large quantities of data being generated by businesses.

Professor Jagabathula’s work on assortment planning and customer segmentation has been implemented at various firms, such as The Bon-Ton, Ford Motor Company, and, leading to demonstrable improvements. He has also worked with, Microsoft Research, and Deutsche Bank.

Professor Jagabathula has received a number of awards recognizing his work. They include the NSF CAREER Award, best student paper awards in operations and machine learning conferences, best Master’s thesis award, and the President of India Gold Medal in 2006.

Professor Jagabathula received a B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay, and an S.M. degree and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Research Interests

  • Optimization
  • Machine Learning
  • Business Analytics
  • Assortment and Pricing Decisions
  • Consumer Choice Modeling

Academic Background

Ph.D., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2011
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

S.M., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.Tech., IIT Bombay, 2006
Electrical Engineering

Areas of Expertise

Technology, Operations & Statistics

  • Data Mining
  • Data Science
  • E-commerce
  • Machine Learning
  • Operations Management
  • Stochastic Modeling