predictive analytics
About Prediction Impact

Expertise in Predictive Analytics and Data Mining

Prediction Impact, Inc. is the predictive analytics consulting firm of Eric Siegel. This page includes a list of individuals and organizations with which Eric has collaborated.

Eric Siegel, Ph.D., President
Eric
Siegel Eric Siegel is an expert in data mining and predictive analytics, author of the acclaimed book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, an award-winning teacher of graduate-level courses in those areas, and the founder of Predictive Analytics World and Text Analytics World. Eric served as a computer science professor at Columbia University, where he forwarded data mining technology in the realms of machine learning performance optimization, text mining, and data visualization. Eric also co-founded two New York City-based software companies for customer/user profiling and data mining. With data mining, Eric has solved problems in computer security, fraud detection, computational linguistics and information retrieval. With Prediction Impact, he has been providing analytics services for marketing and strategy to mid-tier through Fortune 100 companies since 2003.

David Katz, Consulting Advisor for Predictive Analytics
With a Master's Degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, David Katz has been at the forefront of applying statistical models and database technology to marketing problems since 1980. He has extensive experience applying predictive models to make effective and efficient marketing decisions. David has helped a broad array of clients including Williams-Sonoma, Sharper Image, and REI. More information about David can be found at www.davidkatzconsulting.com.

Karl Rexer, Ph.D., Consulting Advisor for Marketing Analytics
Karl Rexer has broad experience in analytic consulting that includes predictive modeling, statistics, data mining, direct marketing, CRM, and market research. He has provided analytic solutions to corporate, academic, and military clients since 1990. Karl's corporate experience includes retail, airline, insurance, technology, and financial services. Karl has held leadership and consulting positions at several consulting firms and two multi-national banks. He improves direct marketing and loyalty programs by focusing on customer segmentation and targeting strategies. More information about Karl can be found at www.RexerAnalytics.com.

Nick Haddock, Ph.D., Consulting Advisor for Text Mining
Nick Haddock is an expert in text and linguistic processing who has helped numerous companies extract business value from the unstructured data residing in reports, emails, web sites, and other content, with specific focus on market intelligence and financial services applications. Nick has over 14 years of experience in advanced technology research and marketing at world-leading business organizations. Formerly a research manager at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, he led the development of new technologies and solutions for search, information filtering and extraction, content analysis, speech and natural language processing, and user interface design. Nick has a Ph.D. in Natural Language Processing from the University of Edinburgh, and holds several patents in language technology. More information about Nick can be found at www.nickhaddock.com.

Eleazar Eskin, Ph.D., Consulting Advisor for Data Mining
Eleazar Eskin is an Assistant Professor at University of California, San Diego, advancing the application of data mining to bioinformatics and computational biology. A deep innovator of data mining and predictive modeling algorithms, Eleazar has consulted with corporations nationally and held residencies at research laboratories internationally. Eleazar's Ph.D., from Columbia University, is on high-dimensional analytics techniques. He has applied these techniques to text mining, computational biology, and Internet security. Eleazar co-founded three companies in New York City. More information about Eleazar can be found at http://www.cse.ucsd.edu/~eeskin/.

Alexander D. Chaffee, Consulting Advisor for System Integration
Alex Chaffee is an innovator, practitioner and teacher of Extreme Programming, and has been advancing the Java programming language since its inception, co-creating Gamelan (www.gamelan.com), the official directory for the Java community. Alex manages the Servlets, EJB and Threads FAQ lists for jGuru (www.jguru.com), a Java developer community site. Alex has published research papers on machine learning optimization and other scientific topics. More information about Alex can be found at www.purpletech.com.


Media Partners

Training-Classes.com is an independent marketplace for Educators and Training Providers. Connecting People who want to Learn with People who Love to Teach since 2001.

KDnuggets.com is the leading source of information on Data Mining, Web Mining, Knowledge Discovery, and Decision Support Topics, including News, Software, Solutions, Companies, Jobs, Courses, Meetings, Publications, and more.

AnalyticBridge is the largest network for analytic professionals, with profiles, postings, listings, events, discussions, topics, videos and all things analytic. It bridges data mining, web analytics, quant, biostats, econometrics, BI, operations research, SAS, risk management, market research.

OnlineDegreeReviews is an independent website where students can exchange information about online degree programs. Students submit reviews and comments about their online education experiences. Established in 2007 and with thousands of reviews, this website is a valuable resource for anyone considering an online degree.

Demand Planning.Net offers on-site workshops at your location, Web Workshops and Training Seminars conducted in a public training facility to bring in participants from many companies. The training sessions are offered for demand planning, forecasting, inventory management and optimization, retail forecasting, supply chain metrics, and more.

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Partner Firms

eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit. Optimize online marketing value: Marketing managers, web analysts and business intelligence experts have been meeting at the eMetrics Summit since 2002 to learn how to increase the return on online investments. It's your turn to join the discussion.

Elder Research, Inc. has been a data mining consulting firm since 1995. ERI is known especially for investment models, with successes also in credit scoring, fraud detection, and commercial and medical applications. In addition to providing client services, ERI researchers teach well-regarded courses, review DM software, and publish innovative analysis tools and techniques.

HBS Consulting is an IT professional services firm assisting Fortune 500 companies to create competitive advantage and build strategic competencies. HBS specializes in the planning and execution of strategic projects with innovative results: organizational transformation, adoption of new technologies, IT governance, and business process management. HBS consultants bring a senior IT management perspective to every project, working in most cases as an advisor to the CXOs and Directors of large enterprises.

 
Conference
Predictive Analytics World
Predictive Analytics World

Book

PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS:
The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Read this rich, entertaining primer by Predictive Analytics World founder Eric Siegel. More info

 
Online Training
Predictive analytics training - online

Predictive Analytics Applied

This online, on-demand workshop covers predictive analytics for business, marketing and web.

 
News
Predictive Analytics Times

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Analytics Information
Predictive Analytics Guide

Predictive Analytics Guide

Predictive Analytics reading, training options, conferences and other resources.