Jeroen Rombouts has been a professor at ESSEC Business School since 2013. He is holder of the Accenture Strategic Business Analytics chair. He obtained his PhD in econometrics in 2004. As a full professor of statistics and econometrics, he teaches big data analytics and data science courses at the MBA and Master’s programs at ESSEC in Paris and Singapore. He researches predictive analytics, in particular time series analysis and forecasting. He has published numerous scientific articles, frequently organizes workshops, and is associate editor of several quantitative scientific journals. His research is funded by the European Commission and the French national research agency. He intervenes frequently as an expert consultant on strategic business analytics and data science topics. Prior to joining ESSEC Business School, Jeroen was an associate professor at HEC Montreal (2004-2012).