Past Event

Analytics Lunch and Learn

November 14, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Uris 142

Eric Talley; Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law; Co-Director, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership

Corporate Climate: Using Machine Learning to assess Climate Risk Disclosures and Susceptibility 

Eric Talley is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law and Co-Director, Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership. He is an expert in the intersection of corporate law, governance, and finance, and he teaches/researches in areas that include corporate law and finance, mergers and acquisitions, quantitative methods, machine learning, contract and commercial law, game theory, and economic analysis of law.  Talley has held permanent or visiting appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, University of Southern California, Caltech, University of Chicago; Harvard University; Georgetown University, RAND Graduate School, and Stanford University. He has also taught short courses at UC Berkeley; the University of Miami; University of San Diego (London Program); University of Sydney (Australia); University of New South Wales (Australia); Tel Aviv University (Israel), the Interdisciplinary Center (Israel); ETH Zurich (Switzerland); and the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). In 2017, Talley was chosen by Columbia Law School's graduating class to receive the Willis L.M. Reese Prize for Excellence in Teaching.

Olivier Toubia; Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia Business School

Using Data Science to leverage information contained in consumers’ search queries

Olivier Toubia is the Glaubinger Professor of Business at Columbia Business School, where he also serves as Faculty Director for the Lang Entrepreneurship Center. His research focuses on various aspects of innovation, including preference measurement and idea generation. Specifically, he combines methods from social sciences and data science, in order to study human processes such as motivation, choice, and creativity. He teaches a course on Customer-Centric Innovation, a course on the commercialization of research (Research to Revenue), and the core marketing course. He received his MS in Operations Research and PhD in Marketing from MIT.