Kaiser Fung is a recognized expert, speaker, author and teacher in business analytics, and data visualization. He directs the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia University. He has built and managed data and analytics teams responsible for turning data into practical insights for Internet, entertainment and financial services companies, such as Vimeo, SiriusXM Radio, and American Express. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, in addition to engineering and statistics degrees from Princeton and Cambridge Universities. For over ten years, he has taught practical statistics, data visualization, and business analytics at New York University, various conferences, and corporations.
He is the author of two books and two blogs. His most recent book is Numbersense: How to use Big Data to Your Advantage (McGraw-Hill, 2013). He also published Numbers Rule Your World: The Hidden Influence of Probability and Statistics on Everything You Do (McGraw-Hill, 2010). His acclaimed blog, Junk Charts, pioneered the critical examination of data and graphics in the mass media.
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