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Chris Anderson


Cornell University

Anderson is a Professor at Cornell University’s SC Johnson College of Business, School of Hotel Administration with research focus on data analytics and its application to service pricing and demand creation. He actively work with companies, across numerous industry verticals, in the application and development of analytics – having worked with a variety of online travel agencies, hotels, airlines, rental car and tour companies.

Anderson’s research has been funded by numerous governmental agencies and industrial partners and he serves on the editorial board of Service Science, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management and is the regional editor for the International Journal of Revenue Management. Anderson is a recognized expert in the area of service pricing, often acting as an expert witness in legal cases involving online travel agencies and he serves on Expedia’s Industry Quorum – a board of thought leaders helping shape research at Expedia. Anderson is on the Americas Board and the Revenue Management Advisory Board at Hospitality Sales and Marketing International, a non-profit organization focused on improving hospitality sales and marketing practices worldwide. Anderson has been awarded Cornell’s Center for Hospitality Research Industry Relevance Award three times. The award honors applied research impacting the practice of management Anderson teaches executives and presents at industry conference around the world on the practice of revenue management and analytics. He teaches Revenue Management, Advanced Revenue Management and Pricing and Data Analytics in the school’s executive education program in addition to custom programs designed for individual firms. He is also author of eCornell’s (Cornell’s non-degree online education platform) Data AnalyticsData Analytics in R certificate programs as well as other certificates in Revenue Management.

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