Wes Chaar - SVP, Analytics, Data & Decision Sciences, Turner/Time Warner, USA

Wes Chaar is the Vice President of Analytics, Data and Decision Sciences at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

Wes attained his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. He has more than 15 years of expertise in the Analytics, Data and Decision Sciences fields. He has applied his skills to work on various Revenue Management, Pricing, Channel Distribution, Consumer Choice Modeling, Scheduling, CRM and other problems. He has published in various journals and proceedings (e.g. IEEE Transactions, M&SOM, AAS, AGIFORS, etc.) and presented at various conferences. His work experience covers the Airlines, Hospitality, Online Retail and Media sectors.

He has worked in various research, consulting, management and leadership positions at Sabre (supporting Airlines Solutions, Travelocity and SynXis), Delta Air Lines, and recently at Turner Broadcasting System. He is a member of IEEE, INFORMS and AGIFORS where he served two terms as a board member.