Hemant Vaidya, Ph.D., is currently an independent consultant in the In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) space and a professor at the UCD Graduate School of Management. He has worked in the IVD Industry for 24 years in various capacities. He started out as a bench scientist developing Immunoassays for cardiac and thyroid markers and grew in the ranks to become the Director of Clinical and Scientific affairs for Chemistry/ Immunochemistry diagnostics business and then the Vice-President of R&D for the Molecular and Microbiology diagnostics business.
Professor Allenby’s research focuses on the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods in marketing. His research deals with quantifying aspects of consumer behavior using data routinely collected by most organizations, and, more recently, its relationship to behavior prior to the purchase, outside the marketplace. These insights are used to develop new approaches to market definition and market segmentation, and to improve product development, pricing, promotion and targeting activities.
Professor Tuzhilin’s current research interests include data mining, personalization, recommender systems and CRM. He has produced more than 100 research publications and patents on these and other topics in various outlets, including such journals as Information Systems Research, Management Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, and various IEEE and ACM journals.
Professor Rajeev Tyagi’s research focuses on the economics of marketing strategy. He develops quantitative models to examine competitive marketing strategies, distribution channels strategies, and new product introduction strategies.
His research has been published in top journals such as Management Science, Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Industrial Economics, and Economics Letters. He is an associate editor at Management Science, and on the editorial board of Marketing Science.
Professor Teck-Hua Ho is the William Halford Jr. Family Professor of Marketing and the Director of the Asia Business Center at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to his UC Berkeley tenure, he taught at Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania (where he received his Ph.D.), and at The Anderson School at UCLA.
Uday Rajan’s research focuses on informational frictions such as adverse selection and moral hazard and their effect on market transactions, with recent work on the role of the board in the presence of activist investors and on the default behavior of subprime mortgages in the years before the financial crisis. Uday was a Vice President of Fixed Income Research at Drexel Burnham Lambert in the late 1980s, and received a PhD in Economics from Stanford University in 1995.
Dr. Feldman research interest includes operations economics, operations management incorporating strategic consumer behavior, pricing strategies and revenue management in service and retail, operations-marketing interface & behavioral operations.
Shawndra Hill is an Assistant Professor in Operations and Information Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Generally, she studies data mining, machine learning and statistical relational learning and their alignment with business problems. Specifically, she researches the value to companies of mining data on how consumers interact with each other — for targeted marketing, advertising and fraud detection. Here current research focusses on the interactions between TV content and Social Media.
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