Professor of Information Systems
NYU Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Foster Provost is Professor of Data Science, Professor of Information Systems, and Andre Meyer Faculty Fellow at New York University. He is coauthor of the best-selling data science book, Data Science for Business. His research focuses on modeling behavior data, modeling (social) network data, crowd-sourcing for data science, aligning data science with application goals, and privacy-friendly methods. His research has won many awards, including the INFORMS Design Science Award and best paper awards at the ACM SIGKDD Conference across three decades. He co-founded several data-science-oriented companies based on his research, including Dstillery, Integral Ad Science, and Detectica. Foster previously was Editor-in-Chief of the journal Machine Learning. His latest music album, Mean Reversion, is scheduled to be released later this year.