Foster Provost is Professor and NEC Faculty Fellow at the NYU Stern School of Business where he teaches in the MBA, Business Analytics, and Data Science programs. He previously was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Machine Learning. His award-winning research is read and cited broadly. Prof. Provost has co-founded several successful companies focusing on data science for marketing and advertising.
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