Eric Siegel, Ph.D., is a leading consultant and former Columbia University professor who makes machine learning understandable and captivating. He is the founder of the Predictive Analytics World and Deep Learning World conference series, which have served more than 17,000 attendees since 2009, the instructor of the acclaimed course "Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery", a popular speaker who's been commissioned for more than 110 keynote addresses, and executive editor of The Machine Learning Times. He authored the bestselling Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, which has been used in courses at more than 35 universities, and he won teaching awards when he was a professor at Columbia University, where he sang educational songs to his students. Eric also publishes op-eds on analytics and social justice.
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.
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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.