Dr. Gah-Yi Ban is an Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School. Gah-Yi's research is in Big Data analytics, specifically decision-making with complex, high-dimensional and/or highly uncertain data with applications to operations management (main) and finance. Her research has been featured in Operations Research, Management Science and London Business School Review. She has held a visiting position at Columbia Business School and has worked with or consulted for various companies from technology start-ups to global retail and financial services.
Gah-Yi has a broad background in the mathematical sciences, with MSc/MA/PhD in Industrial Engineering/ Statistics/Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, and having majored in physics and mathematics at the University of Sydney, where she graduated from with 1st Class Honours and University Medal.
Gah-Yi was born in Seoul, South Korea, spent her formative years in Sydney, Australia, and has since lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and London.