January 18, 2018
Analytics for an Online Retailer: Demand Forecasting and Price Optimization

Data and Analysis

Data has the power to unlock unprecedented insights. And while the promise of data is ubiquitous, there’s a long way to go before that potential is fully realized. Many questions still linger for data stewardship, from ensuring truly clean data to collecting data without being creepy.


  1. Michael Luca

    Michael Luca

    Michael is the Lee J. Styslinger III Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  2. Ariel Stern

    Ariel Stern

    Ariel is an assistant professor at at the Harvard Business School in the Technology and Operations Management unit.

  3. Kris Ferreira

    Kris Ferreira

    Kris is an assistant professor of business administration in the Technology and Operations Management Unit at Harvard Business School.

  4. Sunil Gupta

    Sunil Gupta

    Sunil is the Edward W. Carter Professor of Business Administration and Chair of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.

  5. Shane Greenstein

    Shane Greenstein

    Shane is the MBA Class of 1957 Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, and co-chair of the Digital Initiative.

  6. John Deighton

    John Deighton

    John is the Harold M. Brierley Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

  7. Srikant Datar

    Srikant Datar

    Srikant is the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and serves as the Faculty Chair of Harvard Innovation Lab.

  8. Andrew Mao

    Andrew Mao

    Andrew is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management at the School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University in Denmark.

  9. Hal R. Varian

    Hal R. Varian

    Hal is the Chief Economist at Google and has been involved in many aspects of the company, including auction design, econometric analysis, finance, corporate strategy and public policy. He is also an emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley in three departments.

  10. David Park

    David Park

    David is currently exploring the historical arc of universities, limitations and possibilities of “big data”, how failure and vulnerability are the foundations of innovation and creativity across organizations, as well as the electoral origins of congressional polarization.