Soulaymane Kachani

Columbia University

United States

Soulaymane Kachani

Soulaymane Kachani serves as Columbia University’s Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, where he oversees the development of teaching and learning strategies, supporting schools, colleges and departments in offering new and extending existing on-campus, online and hybrid courses and programs to audiences at Columbia and around the world. He is also the Senior Vice Dean of Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. His research interests include dynamic pricing, revenue management, machine learning, algorithmic trading, statistical arbitrage, and traffic flow modeling. He is an affiliated member of the Columbia Data Science Institute. He teaches courses in the areas of quantitative corporate finance, industrial economics, operations consulting, logistics, pricing, and production and inventory planning. Prior to joining Columbia, he was a senior consultant in the Boston office of McKinsey & Company. He has continued to consult to McKinsey, to large corporations and to startups in the areas of pricing, supply chain management, operations, asset management, and corporate finance. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master of Science in Operations Research from MIT and a Diplôme d’Ingénieur in Applied Mathematics from École Centrale Paris.