Dr. Gah-Yi Ban is an Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School. Her research is in Big Data analytics; specifically, decision-making with complex, high-dimensional and highly uncertain data with business applications. Gah-Yi's research papers are among the most downloaded in her field, was awarded Honorable Mention in 2018 INFORMS JFIG Paper Competition and finalist in 2019 INFORMS Data Mining Section Best Paper Award. Gah-Yi is currently the Chair of Supply Chain SIG of M&SOM society, an associate editor of Management Science and Service Science, and a member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network. Gah-Yi teaches core courses across several programs at LBS, and was honoured with the MIM Best Teacher Award in 2018. In 2019, she was invited to speak at TEDxLBS, where she delivered the talk, "The Power and Perils of Algorithms."
Gah-Yi was born in Seoul, South Korea, spent her formative years in Sydney, Australia, and has since lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York and London. In her spare time she enjoys running and triathlon.