Omar Besbes's primary research interests are in the area of data-driven decision-making with a focus on applications in e-commerce, pricing and revenue management, online advertising, operations management and general service systems. His research has been recognized by multiple prizes, including the 2019 Frederick W. Lanchester Prize, the 2017 M&SOM society Young Scholar Prize, the 2013 M&SOM best paper award and the 2012 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section prize. He serves on the editorial boards of Management Science and Operations Research.
Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Marketing in the Faculty of Business, Marketing Division
Chris comes to Columbia after nearly two decades at Google, where his accomplishments include building their first reseller program, launching a mobile ad network, and leading product strategy for their sell-side ad tech business. The common theme across Chris’ tenure at Google was working closely with engineering and product teams from ideation through commercial launch, gaining a reputation for leading cross-functional teams to overcome hurdles and make efficient, well-informed decisions.
James P. Gorman Professor of Business; Chair of Management Division , Management Division
Chair, Management Division
Decisionmaking & Negotiations Faculty
Competitive Strategy Affiliated Faculty
Stephan Meier is currently the chair of the Management Division and the James P. Gorman Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Zurich, was previously a senior economist at the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision-Making at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and taught courses on strategic interactions and economic policy at Harvard University and the University of Zurich. His research interest is in behavioral strategy.
William von Mueffling Professor of Business, Decision, Risk, and Operations Division
Ciamac C. Moallemi is the William Von Mueffling Professor of Business in the Decision, Risk, and Operations Division of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, where he has been since 2007. He also develops quantitative trading strategies at Bourbaki LLC, a quantitative investment advisor. A high school dropout, he received S.B. degrees in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1996).
Carson Family Professor of Business, Marketing Division
Co-Faculty Director, Media and Technology Program
Miklos Sarvary is the Carson Family Professor of Business and the faculty lead for the Media and Technology Program at Columbia Business School. Miklos' broad research agenda focuses on media and information marketing. His most recent papers study ad blocking, online marketplace design and content bundling on social media. Previously, he worked on user-generated content, online/mobile advertising and media and telecommunications competition.