David A. Schweidel is Associate Professor of Marketing and Co-Director of Emory Marketing Analytics Center (EmoryMAC) at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
Schweidel received his B.A. in mathematics, M.A. in statistics, and Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Emory in 2012, he was on the faculty of the Wisconsin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Schweidel is an expert in the areas of customer relationship man¬agement and marketing intelligence. His research focuses on the development and application of statistical models to understand cus¬tomer behavior and inform managerial decisions. His research has appeared in leading business journals, including Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, and Management Science. His research has garnered numerous awards, including the Gaumnitz Junior Faculty Research Award from the Wisconsin School of Business and the Marketing Science Institute’s Buzzell Award. He has been recognized as a leading scholar by the Marketing Science Institute’s Young Scholar program and by Poets and Quants’ “Top 40 Under 40.” Based on his research, he has consulted for companies such as eBay and HP Labs.
Schweidel has previously taught courses in data analysis and customer relationship management. Currently, he teaches one of the first courses offered at a top business school in digital and social media strategy. His teaching has been recognized at the Wisconsin School of Business, where he received the Chipman Faculty Award for Excel¬lence in Teaching (2011). He also received the junior faculty teaching award from the MBA program at Goizueta (2014). In addition to his work in the classroom, he has led tutorials at conferences, including the INFORMS Business Analytics conference and the AMA Ana¬lytics with Purpose conference. He has also spoken at conferences such as the AMA Advanced Research Techniques forum, INFORMS Marketing Science conference, and the Marketing Science Institute’s Marketing Analytics in a Data-Rich Environment conference.
Schweidel is the author of Social Media Intelligence (Cambridge University Press), in which he and his co-author discuss how orga¬nizations can leverage social media data to inform their marketing strategies.