Wes Chaar is the Chief Data & Analytics Officer of Catalina.
Previously, he was Senior Vice President of Analytics, Data and Decision Sciences at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Wes attained his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He has more than 20 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, etc.) and presented at various conferences. His work experience covers the Airlines, Hospitality, Online Retail and Mediasectors, where he held various research, consulting, management and leadership positions.
He is a member of IEEE, INFORMS and I-COM, where he serves as a board member.