Eric Siegel, Ph.D., is a seasoned consultant in data mining and analytics, an acclaimed industry instructor, and an award-winning teacher of graduate-level courses in these areas. He is the founder of the Predictive Analytics World and Deep Learning World conference series, which have served more than 17,000 attendees since 2009.
He authored the bestselling Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die, which has been used in courses at more than 35 universities.
An expert in machine learning and predictive analytics, Dr. Siegel served as a computer science professor at Columbia University, where he won the engineering school’s award for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Dr. Siegel also co-founded two New York City-based software companies for customer/user profiling and data mining.
Dr. Siegel is the acclaimed instructor of an in-person training workshop that served as the basis to form his eLearningCurve online course, "Fundamentals of Predictive Analytics". He has published over 20 papers and articles in machine learning research and computer science education and has served on 10 conference program committees.
Dr. Siegel joined eLearningCurve faculty in 2011. He can be reached at