Founder, Predictive Analytics World, Author, "Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die"
Eric Siegel, Ph.D., founder of Predictive Analytics World and Text Analytics World, and Executive Editor of the Predictive Analytics Times, makes the how and why of predictive analytics understandable and captivating. He is the author of the bestselling, award-winning Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, a former Columbia University professor who used to sing to his students, and a renowned speaker, educator, and leader in the field. Eric has appeared on Bloomberg TV and Radio, Fox News, BNN (Canada), Israel National Radio, Radio National (Australia), The Street, Newsmax TV, and NPR affiliates. He and his book have been featured in Businessweek, CBS MoneyWatch, The Financial Times, Forbes, Forrester, Fortune, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and WSJ MarketWatch.
Jack Levis, Senior Director of Process Management, drives the development of operational technology solutions. These solutions require advanced analytics to reengineer current processes to streamline the business and maximize productivity.
Under Jack’s direction, UPS has completed integration of multiple operations systems, requiring extensive system engineering, usability and analytics provisions. These systems ultimately synchronize the flow of data throughout UPS, allowing the seamless movement of goods, funds and information.
Jack has been the business owner and process designer for UPS’ award-winning Package Flow Technology suite of systems, a breakthrough change for UPS, resulting in 85 million fewer miles driven each year.
His team designed UPS’ next generation of dispatching technologies which use advanced optimizations. The world-class optimizations and systems, UPS ORION, On-Road Integrated Optimization and Navigation, is in deployment and will provide significant operational benefits to UPS and its customers.
Having earned his Bachelor of Arts in psychology, from California State University Northridge, Jack also holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University.
Jack holds advisory council positions for multiple universities and associations, including the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau.
In his spare time, Jack enjoys baseball, scuba diving, skiing, home electronics and Corvettes. He lives in York, Pa. with his wife and four children.
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