Speaker "Dan Steinberg" Details
Dan Steinberg, Ph.D.
CEO and Founder, Salford Systems
Dan Steinberg is CEO and founder of Salford Systems, the developer of the CART® decision tree, MARS® spline regression, TreeNet® gradient boosting, Breiman's RandomForests®, and other influential data mining technology. After earning a PhD in Econometrics at Harvard Dan began his professional career as a Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Labs, Murray Hill, and then as Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. His consulting experience at Salford Systems has included complex modeling projects for Fortune 100 clients including Citibank, Chase, American Express, Credit Suisse, Johnson & Johnson and has included projects in Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Korea, Japan and Brazil. Dan led the modeling teams that won first place awards in the KDDCup 2000, and the 2002 Duke/TeraData Churn modeling competition, and the teams that won awards in the PAKDD competitions of 2006 and 2007. Dan has published papers in statistics, economics, econometrics, computer science and marketing journals, and he has been a featured data mining issues speaker for the American Marketing Association, American Statistical Association, the Direct Marketing Association and the Casualty Actuarial Society. Dan contributes actively to the ongoing research and development at Salford.