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Foster J. Provost

Professor of Information Systems Andre Meyer Faculty Fellow

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Foster J. Provost Biography

Foster Provost is Professor of Information Systems and Andre Meyer Faculty Fellow at New York University's Stern School of Business. Professor Provost studies data mining, machine learning, social network analysis and their alignment with business problems. He has won several awards, including the 2009 INFORMS Design Science award for social network-based marketing, IBM Faculty Awards for outstanding research in data mining and machine learning, a President's Award from NYNEX Science and Technology, Best Paper Awards from the ACM SIGKDD conference, and awards in SIGKDD's annual KDDCUP data mining competition.

Professor Provost's research focuses on the issues involved with aligning data mining technologies with real-world problems. Currently he is focusing on mining social-network data, such as networks of consumers, where the connections can be important for predictive modeling. He also is focusing on economic considerations in data mining and machine learning; technical strategies may change when cost and benefit information is taken into account. Professor Provost has applied data mining technologies to a variety of business problems, including on-line advertising, fraud detection, network diagnosis, targeted marketing, counterterrorism, and others.

Professor Provost recently retired as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Machine Learning after 6+ years. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR) and the journal Data Mining and Knowledge Discover. He was elected as a founding board member of the International Machine Learning Society. He advises businesses and U.S. government agencies on policy and investments in data mining research, and on practical issues in applying data mining and machine learning.

Professor Provost has a B.S. from Duquesne University in Physics and Mathematics and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

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Foster J. Provost Biography

Foster Provost is Professor of Information Systems and Andre Meyer Faculty Fellow at New York University's Stern School of Business. Professor Provost studies data mining, machine learning, social network analysis and their alignment with business problems. He has won several awards, including the 2009 INFORMS Design Science award for social network-based marketing, IBM Faculty Awards for outstanding research in data mining and machine learning, a President's Award from NYNEX Science and Technology, Best Paper Awards from the ACM SIGKDD conference, and awards in SIGKDD's annual KDDCUP data mining competition.

Professor Provost's research focuses on the issues involved with aligning data mining technologies with real-world problems. Currently he is focusing on mining social-network data, such as networks of consumers, where the connections can be important for predictive modeling. He also is focusing on economic considerations in data mining and machine learning; technical strategies may change when cost and benefit information is taken into account. Professor Provost has applied data mining technologies to a variety of business problems, including on-line advertising, fraud detection, network diagnosis, targeted marketing, counterterrorism, and others.

Professor Provost recently retired as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Machine Learning after 6+ years. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR) and the journal Data Mining and Knowledge Discover. He was elected as a founding board member of the International Machine Learning Society. He advises businesses and U.S. government agencies on policy and investments in data mining research, and on practical issues in applying data mining and machine learning.

Professor Provost has a B.S. from Duquesne University in Physics and Mathematics and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

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  • How to book Foster J. Provost?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Foster J. Provost for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Foster J. Provost, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Foster J. Provost or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Foster J. Provost?

    Booking fees for Foster J. Provost, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Foster J. Provost, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Foster J. Provost?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Foster J. Provost for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Foster J. Provost for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Foster J. Provost or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Foster J. Provost or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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