- Director of Graduate Programs, Data Science & Analytics & Professor of Practice
Dr. Andrew Banasiewicz is an active analytic consultant specializing executive risk modeling and analysis. A career quantitative analyst and researcher, prior to embarking on an academic and consulting career Professor Banasiewicz spent nearly two decades as an industry practitioner working primarily in the area of risk management and insurance, progressing from Senior Analyst to Senior Vice President of Analytics and Director of Data Science. As an academician, Dr. Banasiewicz held full-time faculty appointments at the University of Wyoming and Boston University; he also served as a visiting professor at numerous US and foreign institutions including Harvard University, Audencia Ecole de Management (France), Tribhuvan University (Nepal) and Bandung Institute of Technology (Indonesia). He is currently working on his 6th book, in addition to which he also authored more than a dozen of peer-reviewed journal articles and more than two dozen of peer-reviewed conference papers, including several that won ‘best paper’ awards; he is also a fellow of several research and professional organizations, and a frequent speaker at conferences in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.
- Ph.D. Business Louisiana State University
- M.B.A. Finance & Economics Louisiana Tech University
- M.S. General Business Northwestern State University
Professor Banasiewicz’s primary area of expertise is the development of custom, data-intensive decision support systems encompassing predictive modeling, text mining, and impact measurement; his research interests are focused on evidence-based decision-making, data-driven organizational learning, and data science and analytics curriculum design.
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), Organizational Learning in the Age of Data, Springer Nature: Cham, Switzerland.
Banasiewicz, A. (2020). “Post-Pandemic Learning in the Age of Data.” The University of the Future – Post COVID 19, D. Remenyi et al., eds., Academic Conferences & Publishing International, London, UK.
Banasiewicz, A. (2020). “Organizational Learning in the Age of Data” Data and Information in Online Environments, 319: 64-78.
Banasiewicz, A. (2019). “Evidence-Based Decision-Making: How to Leverage Available Data and Avoid Cognitive Biases.” Routledge Publishing, New York, NY.
Banasiewicz, A. (2019). “Learning in the Age of Data” The University of the Future, D. Remenyi et al., eds., Academic Conferences & Publishing International, London, UK.
Conference papers and presentations:
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), ‘Hidden Handicaps of Benchmarking: The Case of Shareholder Litigation Risk Exposure Estimation’, International Association for Computer Information Systems annual conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), ‘Building Data Analytic Literacy’, 17th International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), ‘Toward Effective Hybrid Curricula’, 14th International Conference on e-Learning & Innovative Pedagogies, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece.
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), ‘Data-Driven Creativity’, 2021 International Management Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal (keynote speaker).
Banasiewicz, A. (2021), ‘From the Age of Reason to the Age of Transcendence: The Evolution of Sensemaking’, World Economy Trade & Employment – Navigating the Future, Mumbai University, India (keynote speaker).