Dr. Wissam SammouriHead of the Masters in Business Analytics programAmerican University of Beirut
Dr. Wissam Sammouri is the head of the Master’s in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at the American University of Beirut and an award-winning data scientist and entrepreneur with a PhD in predictive data mining and years of consulting experience in the field. His projects have earned several international prizes including the French Tech International prize, Vivatech positive impact award in education, European Youth Award, ExpoDubai2020 grant and other.
In parallel to his previous work as chief information officer at Salon Septième Paris, a luxury apparel brand based in Paris, Dr. Sammouri has been a visiting lecturer in several universities in Lebanon (AUB, LAU, USJ, ENA) and abroad teaching Data Mining, Data-Driven Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking and E-commerce technologies. He is also on the advisory board of two French and American companies based in Paris and a 3-year member of the founders program at StationF, the largest and most selective startup incubator in the world, in which one of the companies he co-founded resides.