Dr. Ronald P. Menich, Chief Data Scientist from Predictix, LLC, describes his firm’s experience in applying machine learning to retail demand forecasting, utilizing many different attributes / features/ causal factors / demand-drivers.
Ron Menich is EVP and Chief Data Scientist and Predictix, LLC, where he leads a team of machine learning and retail implementation personnel, delivering demand forecasting, promotional lift estimation and related services to a variety of customers and prospects. Dr. Menich has over 20 years of industrial experience in retail, revenue management, travel & hospitality, price optimization and related fields. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engineering and M.S. in Operations Research, both from Georgia Tech, and his undergrad in Math from the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign.