The mission of this Global Institute for Artificial Intelligence & Business Analytics is to become an inter-disciplinary leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) applications for research and education in Marketing, IS, Finance, Accounting, Strategy, Management, and other business disciplines.  

Internally, this institute will empower faculty and doctoral students with a library of cutting-edge AI ML models and algorithms via hands-on coding exercises, real-world business problems, and top journal publication depository. Faculty and PhD students from Marketing, IS, Finance, Accounting, Strategy, Management, Statistics, and Economics can benefit from this library for higher research productivity and contributions to their respective fields.   

Externally, this institute will collaborate with top scholars from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Carnegie Mellon University, Harvard University, Columbia University, New York University, Yale University, University of Chicago, and Stanford University. It also will build industry partnerships with world largest social media companies, mobile service providers, FinTech platforms, sharing economies, financial institutions, and omnichannel platforms, blockchain, 5G, AR, VR, and IoT applications, and smart cities in Asia, Europe, and beyond.



Office:Alter Hall 511
Research Interests:large-scale field experiment mobile marketing, customer analytics with machine learning and big data, deep learning for personalized promotions, competitive pricing, omnichannel targeting, social media networking ads, artificial intelligence and recommendation algorithms

Xueming Luo is Charles Gilliland Distinguished Chair Professor of Marketing, Professor of Strategy, and Professor of Management Information Systems. He is the Founder/Director of the Global Center for big data in mobile analytics in the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

Recently, Xueming Luo has been ranked as the top 15th among all authors around the world (2008-2017 period) in the two premier AMA Journals (Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing): see the list here.  His name has also been ranked as the top 21th among all authors around the world in the same period in the top four premier Journals (Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science) in the marketing discipline: see the list here.


Assistant Director

Yang Wang is Assistant Professor of Marketing and Assistant Director of the Global Center for Artificial Intelligence & Business Analytics in the Fox School of Business at Temple University. His work has been published in Journal of Marketing Research and disseminated in Harvard Business Review. Yang has methodological expertise in econometric causal inference and applications of machine learning, including deep learning, natural language processing, and analysis of audio and visual data. Yang is also actively involved in the large scale collection and collation of online reviews, social media, geographic tracking datasets for academic research.

Office:Alter Hall 513
Research Interests:online reviews, digital platforms, social science applications of machine learning, econometric causal inference, MIS-Marketing interface, social science applications of geographic and network data.

Global Center For Big Data in Mobile Analytics
Fox School of Business
1801 Liacouras Walk – Alter Hall A506J
Philadelphia, PA 19122
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Center is now seeking Visiting Research Scholars in the areas such as mobile commerce strategies, user-technology interface, gaming and virtual identity, online group-buying, social targeting online ads, organizational strategies, and marketing-finance interface. Interested candidates can email CV to