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Vasant Dhar – New Editor-in-Chief of Big Data Journal


Vasant Dhar, Professor and Director of the Center for Business Analytics at the Stern School of Business, NYU is new Editor-in-Chief of Big Data Journal.



New Rochelle, NY, February 27, 2014

Big Data Journal Big Data, a highly innovative, peer-reviewed journal that provides a unique forum for world-class big data research, is pleased to announce a new Editor-in-Chief, Vasant Dhar, PhD, Professor, Head of the Information Systems Group, and Director of the Center for Business Analytics at New York University Stern School of Business. The Journal, published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers, is available online and in print.

Vasant Dhar Vasant Dhar has over 30 years of academic business experience in big data and big data technologies, and 70+ research articles published and funded by grants from industry and the National Science Foundation, and he brings his vision and in-depth knowledge, insight, and experience to the Journal. He teaches courses on Prediction Trading Strategies, Digital Marketing, and Digital Strategy. His research focuses on data-driven predictive analytics in finance, healthcare, and social phenomena, and networks.

Dr. Dhar joins a multidisciplinary editorial board of opinion leaders in the big data community, including
  • Executive Editor Eugene Kolker, Chief Data Officer, Seattle Children's Hospital;
  • Founding Editor Edd Dumbill, Silicon Valley Data Science;
  • Danah Boyd, Microsoft Research; Michael Franklin, University of California, Berkeley;
  • Ryan Panchadsaram Senior Advisor to US Chief Technology Officer, White House;
  • Claudia Perlich, Dstillery; Ralf Herbrich, Amazon;
  • Jim Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute;
  • Yossi Matias, Google;
  • Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, KDnuggets; Daniel Tunkelang, LinkedIn;
  • Dino Citraro, Periscopic; Anne Wright, Carnegie Mellon University; and many more.

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