Allison O'Hair

Allison O'hair
Lecturer
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AllisonO'Hair
Lecturer in Management

Bio

Allison O’Hair is a Principal Data Scientist at Quanttus, and a co-founder of Dynamic Ideas Health. She has also worked on various analytics consulting projects.

Before joining the Stanford GSB, she was a Lecturer of Operations Research and Statistics at the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she helped develop and teach the course “The Analytics Edge”, a popular elective about the use of data and analytics in various business problems. She also led the development of a corresponding MOOC, offered through edX. She is a co-author of a textbook titled “The Analytics Edge”, to be published in late 2015.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013
  • BS in Mathematics, University of California Davis, 2009

Teaching

Degree Courses

2017-18

This course is the Advanced Applications option in the menu of courses that satisfy the Management Perspectives requirement in Optimization and Simulation Modeling (OSM). The course will focus on using optimization techniques in practice, with...

Accelerated Data and Decisions is a first-year MBA course in statistics and regression analysis. The course is taught using a flipped classroom model that combines extensive online materials with a more lab-based classroom approach. Traditional...

2016-17

The course is aimed at students who already have a background or demonstrated aptitude for quantitative analysis, and thus are comfortable with a more rapid coverage of the topics, in more depth and breadth, than in OIT 245.

This is the Advanced Applications option in the menu of courses that satisfy the Management Perspectives requirement in Optimization and Simulation Modeling (OSM). The course is tailored to students who already have command of basic optimization...

Data and Decisions is a first-year MBA course in statistics and regression analysis. The accelerated D&D lab-based pilot is a new version of the course that combines extensive online materials with a more lab-based classroom approach....

In the Media

MIT Sloan, December 9, 2015

School News

October 6, 2015
New faculty and lecturers offer unique perspectives and experience to augment program offerings.