Dr. Gary Guan, former Vice President of Operation Analysis and Technology at 21st Century Fox (now a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), will be the special guest speaker in Dr. Bill Y. Chen’s MBA 521 Business Analytics class on Monday, November 1, at 7:00pm pacific time in Room AD 205.

Dr. Guan will share his many years of experience in manufacturing, distribution, and logistic analysis and forecast. He will particularly focus on how to use data mining techniques for business forecast and solving real world business problems. All UWest students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend.

About Dr. Gary Guan

Dr. Guan received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from University of Nebraska. He worked for Warner Brothers Inc. for 5 years as the Sale Analysis and Forecast Manager before joining 21st Century Fox in 2000. He was the Vice President of Operation Analysis and Technology until his retirement in 2020.  Dr. Guan has expertise in Management Information System, Data Mining, and Business Forecast.  He was an adjunct faculty at UWest and taught Information Technology courses.

To reserve a seat, please contact Dr. Bill Y. Chen at billchen@uwest.edu.