Jose Antonio Carbajal - Director of Operations Research and Advanced Analytics, Turner, USA

José Antonio Carbajal is the Director of Operations Research and Advanced Analytics of Turner Broadcasting, where he leads the Optimization and Revenue Management team that develops optimization-based decision support systems, assisting Turner management with decision making, policy formulation, and other managerial functions. He has most recently been involved in the design and implementation of novel forecasting and optimization models enabling audience targeting on television.

José Antonio is also a part-time instructor at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, and he is an active member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, INFORMS, where he has served in several committees, including the Franz Edelman Award selection committee and the Practice Section council.

José Antonio holds a B.S. in industrial and systems engineering from the Monterrey Institute of Technology, and an M.S. in operations research and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.