Isaac Gottlieb

Clinical Professor

  • Statistical Science
Office: Speakman Hall 339
Phone: 646.419.0377

Dr. Gottlieb has earned his PhD and two Masters Degrees from Columbia in Industrial and Management Engineering.

Dr. Gottlieb has been three years in a row, 2014 – 2016 a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (“MVP”) in the Microsoft MVP Award Program.

Dr. Gottlieb teaches courses and workshops in Excel for Decision Making and Statistics for Managers and Excel for business applications. Over 3,400 students have taken this online class with him over the past 12 months.

Before joining Temple he has been part of the teaching faculty at Rutgers for over 10 years and was the recipient of a number of teaching excellence awards. He was previously the Director of the International Executive MBA program at Rutgers University Business School.

Over the last 15 years, he has taught how to use Excel—and how to apply it effectively to various business disciplines—to thousands of MBA and Executive MBA students at Rutgers, Temple, NYU, Columbia and other universities. He has also instructed Excel application in business settings to over 50,000 participants in corporate seminars, conferences, and workshops. The participants were professionals from leading multinational companies as well as small private business corporations. Among them are Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Procteor & Gamble, Caterpillar, Vornado, El-Al Airlines, Microsoft, Intel, Boeing, NCR, Chrysler, Sealed Air, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, 3M, H-P, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Dr. Gottlieb has an Excel-Tip-Of-The-Month newsletter that goes to thousands of recipients. To subscribe you can email him to the above address.

Dr. Gottlieb has published a book Next Generation Excel: Modeling In Excel For Analysts And MBAs (For MS Windows And Mac OS), (Wiley 2013).

He has over more than 20 years of business/ and industry experience as a CEO of two manufacturing companies and as a senior consultant. He was the president of Peliplast, Inc., a plastics injection molding company specializing in computer printer cartridges; and managed a printer-ribbons manufacturing plant, DI-Tech, Inc. Dr. Gottlieb has also worked as an independent consultant and in a consulting firm on projects including the New York City Fire Department (simulations), Medicaid of NY State (data-mining), Bet-Shemesh Jet Engines (capital budgeting risk analysis) Israeli Aircraft Industries (supply chain management and procurement), Israeli Ministry of Defense (procurement), US DOD (simulations), New York Stock Exchange (data-entry quality control), CBS Records, Ricoh, Digital Corporation (supply chain management) and a number of others.