The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is proud to announce our Seminar Series schedule for 2014-2015. The Seminar Series will be held on the following Fridays from 2:00pm-3:30pm in 236 Purnell Hall unless otherwise noted. Additional speakers and dates will be announced soon.
Date Speaker Time and Location
10/3/2014 Harikesh Nair 231 Alfred Lerner Hall 9:30am-11:00am
Topic: Big Data and Marketing Analytics in Gaming: Combining Empirical Models and Field Experimentation
Dr. Nair is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Stanford GSB. His research is in the area of marketing analytics. His work brings together applied economic theory and econometric tools with Marketing data to better understand consumer behavior and to improve the strategic marketing decisions of firms.
11/7/2014 Louiqa Raschid 203 Ewing Hall 2:00pm-3:30pm
Louiqa Raschid is a professor at the University of Maryland where she holds appointments in the Smith School of Business, the Institute of Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) and the Department of Computer Science. She has over two decades of experience in data science, a computational paradigm with the potential to fundamentally change the way we exploit data driven decision making to support a broad range of human activities.
12/5/2014 Russ Wermers
Russ Wermers is Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Financial Policy (CFP) at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. His main research interests include studies of the efficiency of securities markets, as well as the role of institutional investors in setting stock prices.
2/18/2015 Anindya Ghose
Anindya Ghose is a Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences and a Professor of Marketing at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. His research analyzes the economic consequences of the Internet on industries and markets transformed by its shared technology infrastructure. Professor Bell teaches Marketing Management in Wharton MBA and MBA for Executives Programs and Empirical Modeling in PhD program.
4/27/2015 David Bell
Professor Bell teaches Marketing Management in Wharton MBA and MBA for Executives Programs and Empirical Modeling in PhD program. He also teaches an elective course Digital Marketing and Electronic Commerce on both the Wharton | Philadephia and Wharton | San Francisco campuses. He is the Academic Director for Wharton's Advanced Management Program. His current research focuses on theories and explanations for geographic variation in the performance of Internet retail startups.