Meet The Team

Dr. Warren Lieberman

Dr. Warren Lieberman

President

Dr. Warren Lieberman began his career in yield management at American Airlines in 1984. He is recognized internationally as perhaps the world’s leading expert in nontraditional implementations of revenue management. Warren pioneered the application of revenue management techniques in the cruise, broadcasting, timesharing and equipment leasing industries. In addition, he participated in the initial applications of revenue management in the passenger rail, tour operator, and rental car industries. He is a highly respected revenue management professional and is a sought-after speaker …

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Dr. Bruce Patty

Dr. Bruce Patty

Vice President of Transportation Analytics

Dr. Bruce Patty has worked or consulted for various transportation companies such as American Airlines, CSX Transportation, Conrail, Norfolk Southern, Delta Air Lines and Pacer Stacktrain for over 20 years. Bruce’s academic background in Network Optimization and his experience in passenger and freight transportation provides him with the expertise to address a wide range of issues in these industries.

While at American Airlines, Bruce developed the first automated flight routing tool that scheduled aircraft so that they …

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Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon

Vice President of Engineering

Michael Gordon has an extensive career designing and implementing pricing and revenue optimization systems in a variety of industries. While at Decision Focus, Mike led the development of the world’s first Origin and Destination revenue management (RM) system for Scandinavian Airlines. This system was a finalist for the ComputerWorld/Smithsonian award as Best Transportation Software Application of 1995. He also led or participated in the development of other novel transportation RM systems, including a cargo RM system for KLM which pioneered weight/volume controls as well as a rental car system for Hertz which pioneered length of rental controls. At Manugistics, Mike led development of NetWorks Pricing Suite, which included …

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Jim Mullin

Jim Mullin

Vice President of Planning Analytics

Jim Mullin has over 20 years experience in designing and managing decision support systems as well as in leading ongoing operational process, program, and organizational execution to maximize the benefits of these solutions. He has done this from the perspective of both an external systems supplier and an internal customer/user of such systems. Jim has served in senior positions at several companies ranging from small start-ups to mature corporations. Some of his key experiences include …

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Valerie Peoples

Valerie Peoples

Director, Program Management

Valerie Peoples has extensive experience in designing and implementing decision support systems and working with clients to generate value. She has managed large-scale systems development efforts, such as building business intelligence dashboards to deliver key performance indicators (KPIs) for supply and demand chain management; building sophisticated supply forecasting capabilities for hospitality-industry clients; and building decision support systems to provide analytical life-cycle cost management capabilities to electric utility clients …

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James Kosic

James Kosic

Senior Software Engineer

James Kosic has spent over thirty years in software development as a software engineer, analyst, and product manager building programs for industries ranging from transportation to power to pharmaceuticals. For the past 20 years he has been focused on the development of enterprise software in the application of pricing and revenue management. James’ efforts are wide-ranging, and have resulted in software, analysis, and modelling.

For example, within the cruise line industry, James has worked on projects in forecasting and optimization of booking …

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Dr. Michael Raskin

Dr. Michael Raskin

Advisor and Member of the Board

Dr. Michael Raskin specializes in data analysis aimed at supporting practical solutions and has worked with a variety of clients in the public, private, and academic worlds. He specializes in exploratory data analysis (EDA) and organizational concerns. Clients have included Aeronomics, Decision Focus, Talus (the merged company of Aeronomics and Decision Focus), New England Memorial Hospital, The New Haven Foundation, Gang & Gang Inc., Community Resources Services, Consumer Financial Institute, Systems Dynamics, and the National Council on the Aging. His work has ranged widely in subject matter, including revenue impacts resulting from an airline fuel mileage program, a pre-trial detention vs. bail study, analysis of the …

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