A talk by Professor Garrett Van Ryzin


Garrett Van Ryzin

Distinguished Scientist

Bio: Garrett van Ryzin is professor of operations, technology and information management at Cornell Tech and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Van Ryzin's research focuses on algorithmic pricing, demand modeling and estimation, stochastic optimization, and the interface of operations and economics. He has extensive consulting experience in pricing analytics in established industries as well as technology startups. Prior to joining Cornell Tech, van Ryzin was on the faculty of Columbia Business School and served as division chair of the Decision, Risk and Operations Division from 2010-2015. Since 2015, he has been on academic leave working as head of marketplace optimization advanced development at Uber Technologies. He is coauthor of the leading scientific book on revenue management, The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management, which won the 2005 Lanchester prize for the best published work in operations research. He is an INFORMS and MSOM Fellow, recipient of the INFORMS Impact Award and has served as editor in chief of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and area editor for Operations Research. Van Ryzin received a BSEE degree from Columbia University, and SM in electrical engineering and computer science and PhD in operations research from MIT.

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