Eric Siegel, Ph.D., founder of the Predictive Analytics World conference series (13k attendees since 2009), co-founder of Deep Learning World, and executive editor of The Predictive Analytics Times, makes the how and why of predictive analytics (aka machine learning) understandable and captivating. He is the author of the award-winning Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, a former Columbia University professor who used to sing to his students, and a renowned speaker and educator who's been commissioned for more than 80 keynote addresses by these industries: ad tech, construction, e-commerce, environmentalism, financial services, government, healthcare, human resources, insurance, law, manufacturing, market research, marketing, news media, pharmaceuticals, real estate, and travel.
Eric has appeared on Bloomberg TV and Radio, Business News Network (Canada), Fox News, Israel National Radio, National Geographic Breakthrough, NPR Marketplace, Radio National (Australia), and TheStreet. He and his book have been featured in Businessweek, CBS MoneyWatch, Contagious Magazine, The European Business Review, The Financial Times, Forbes, Forrester, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Newsweek, Quartz, Salon, The San Francisco Chronicle, Scientific American, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and WSJ MarketWatch. Follow him at @predictanalytic.
The Dr. Data Show:
Eric was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University in New York City from 1997 - 2001. He was affiliated with the natural language processing group here at Columbia. The rest of this webpage is archival from 2000 and before:
Eric Siegel provides predictive analytics services at Prediction Impact, Inc., where predictive modeling and data mining are applied to gain customer intelligence.
Eric Siegel is the conference chair of the Predictive Analytics World Conference, the leading event for predictive analytics consumers, managers and commercial practitioners.
He is also the conference chair of the Text Analytics World Conference, the business event for text analytics consumers, managers and commercial practitioners.
Finally, he is also a co-founder of
Predictive Analytics World for Government, the only event for predictive analytics applications in government.
Eric Siegel is the instructor for the training seminar, Predictive Analytics for Business, Marketing and Web, and the related online eCourse, Predictive Analytics Applied, available on-demand.