Adam Elmachtoub is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University, where is also a member of the Data Science Institute. He previously spent one year at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in the Department of Business Analytics and Mathematical Sciences until July 2015.

His research interests include supply chain and revenue management, drug development, and sports analytics.

Adam received his Ph.D. in June 2014 from the Operations Research Center at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, during which he was an NDSEG Fellow. He graduated from Cornell University in 2009 with a B.S. degree from the School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, where he was also a Degree Marshall for having the highest GPA in engineering. He has also worked with companies such as Novartis, ZS Associates, and Tampa Bay Rays in various roles.