Adam Elmachtoub; Assistant Professor, IEOR Department, Columbia
Pricing Analytics for Reusable Resources
Adam Elmachtoub is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University, where he is also a member of the Data Science Institute. In 2014-2015, he spent one year at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center working in the area of Smarter Commerce. He previously received his B.S. degree from Cornell ORIE in 2009, and his Ph.D. from MIT ORC in 2014. In 2016, he received an IBM Faculty Award and was named Forbes 30 under 30 in science.
Benn Stancil; Cofounder and Chief Analyst at Mode
Humanities Majors: Unsung Heroes of Analytics
Benn Stancil is a cofounder and Chief Analyst at Mode, a company building collaborative tools for analysts. Benn is responsible for overseeing Mode's internal analytics efforts. Benn is also an active contributor to the data science community, frequently helping data science teams build their technology stacks and establish data-driven cultures within their companies. In addition, Benn provides strategic oversight and guidance to Mode's product direction as a member of the product leadership team. Prior to Mode, Benn was a senior analyst at Microsoft and Yammer, where he helped lead product analytics. Benn also worked as an economic analyst at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a think tank in Washington, DC.