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About Prediction Impact

Expertise in Predictive Analytics and Data Mining

Prediction Impact, Inc. is the predictive analytics consulting firm of Eric Siegel. This page includes a list of individuals and organizations with which Eric has collaborated.

Eric Siegel, Ph.D., is a leading consultant and former Columbia University professor who helps companies deploy machine learning. He is the founder of the long-running Machine Learning Week conference series and its new sister, Generative AI World, the instructor of the acclaimed online course “Machine Learning Leadership and Practice – End-to-End Mastery,” executive editor of The Machine Learning Times, and a frequent keynote speaker. He wrote the bestselling Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, which has been used in courses at hundreds of universities, as well as The AI Playbook: Mastering the Rare Art of Machine Learning Deployment. Eric’s interdisciplinary work bridges the stubborn technology/business gap. At Columbia, he won the Distinguished Faculty award when teaching the graduate computer science courses in ML and AI. Later, he served as a business school professor at UVA Darden. Eric also publishes op-eds on analytics and social justice.

David Katz, Consulting Advisor for Predictive Analytics
With a Master's Degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley, David Katz has been at the forefront of applying statistical models and database technology to marketing problems since 1980. He has extensive experience applying predictive models to make effective and efficient marketing decisions. David has helped a broad array of clients including Williams-Sonoma, Sharper Image, and REI. More information about David can be found at

Karl Rexer, Ph.D., Consulting Advisor for Marketing Analytics
Karl Rexer has broad experience in analytic consulting that includes predictive modeling, statistics, data mining, direct marketing, CRM, and market research. He has provided analytic solutions to corporate, academic, and military clients since 1990. Karl's corporate experience includes retail, airline, insurance, technology, and financial services. Karl has held leadership and consulting positions at several consulting firms and two multi-national banks. He improves direct marketing and loyalty programs by focusing on customer segmentation and targeting strategies. More information about Karl can be found at

Eleazar Eskin, Ph.D., Consulting Advisor for Data Mining
Eleazar Eskin is an Assistant Professor at University of California, San Diego, advancing the application of data mining to bioinformatics and computational biology. A deep innovator of data mining and predictive modeling algorithms, Eleazar has consulted with corporations nationally and held residencies at research laboratories internationally. Eleazar's Ph.D., from Columbia University, is on high-dimensional analytics techniques. He has applied these techniques to text mining, computational biology, and Internet security. Eleazar co-founded three companies in New York City. More information about Eleazar can be found at

Alexander D. Chaffee, Consulting Advisor for System Integration
Alex Chaffee is an innovator, practitioner and teacher of Extreme Programming, and has been advancing the Java programming language since its inception, co-creating Gamelan (, the official directory for the Java community. Alex manages the Servlets, EJB and Threads FAQ lists for jGuru (, a Java developer community site. Alex has published research papers on machine learning optimization and other scientific topics. More information about Alex can be found at

Media Partners is an independent marketplace for Educators and Training Providers. Connecting People who want to Learn with People who Love to Teach since 2001. is the leading source of information on Data Mining, Web Mining, Knowledge Discovery, and Decision Support Topics, including News, Software, Solutions, Companies, Jobs, Courses, Meetings, Publications, and more.

AnalyticBridge is the largest network for analytic professionals, with profiles, postings, listings, events, discussions, topics, videos and all things analytic. It bridges data mining, web analytics, quant, biostats, econometrics, BI, operations research, SAS, risk management, market research.

Demand Planning.Net offers on-site workshops at your location, Web Workshops and Training Seminars conducted in a public training facility to bring in participants from many companies. The training sessions are offered for demand planning, forecasting, inventory management and optimization, retail forecasting, supply chain metrics, and more.

Partner Firms

eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit. Optimize online marketing value: Marketing managers, web analysts and business intelligence experts have been meeting at the eMetrics Summit since 2002 to learn how to increase the return on online investments. It's your turn to join the discussion.

Elder Research, Inc. has been a data mining consulting firm since 1995. ERI is known especially for investment models, with successes also in credit scoring, fraud detection, and commercial and medical applications. In addition to providing client services, ERI researchers teach well-regarded courses, review DM software, and publish innovative analysis tools and techniques.

Talent Analytics, Corp. uses advanced Data Science to predict employee flight risk and KPI performance, both pre- and post-hire. Our predictive scoring algorithms are easily deployed into the employee sourcing, recruiting, hiring, and operations process via our award winning cloud platform, Advisor. Pre- and post- hire predictions are directly portable to other HRIS, HCM, ATS or other appropriate workforce platform via our API. Greatest business ROI is in roles such as Call Centers, Insurance Agents, Sales Reps, Sales Engineers, Bank Tellers, Truck Drivers and other roles with larger volumes of employees.

HBS Consulting is an IT professional services firm assisting Fortune 500 companies to create competitive advantage and build strategic competencies. HBS specializes in the planning and execution of strategic projects with innovative results: organizational transformation, adoption of new technologies, IT governance, and business process management. HBS consultants bring a senior IT management perspective to every project, working in most cases as an advisor to the CXOs and Directors of large enterprises.

Predictive Analytics World
Predictive Analytics World


The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die

Read this rich, entertaining primer by Predictive Analytics World founder Eric Siegel. More info

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Predictive Analytics Applied

This online, on-demand workshop covers predictive analytics for business, marketing and web.

Predictive Analytics Times

Predictive Analytics Times

The predictive analytics professionals' premier resource: articles, videos, events, community.

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Predictive Analytics Guide

Predictive Analytics Guide

Predictive Analytics reading, training options, conferences and other resources.