Garrett van Ryzin is the Paul M. Montrone Professor Emeritus of Decision, Risk, and Operations at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. In 2015, he joined Uber Technologies as Head of Marketplace Optimization Advanced Development. In 2017, he became Professor of Operations, Information and Technology Management at Cornell Tech.
Professor van Ryzin's research interests include analytical pricing, stochastic modeling, and operations management. He is coauthor of the book The Theory and Practice of Revenue Management, which won the 2005 Lanchester prize for best published work in operations research. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and major corporations, and he has served as a consultant to many leading companies. Hehas been Editor in Chief of M&SOM, Area Editor for Operations Research, and an INFORMS and an MSOM Fellow. He received the B.S.E.E. degree from Columbia University and the degrees of S.M. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Ph.D. in Operations Research from MIT.