ISyE Seminar Series: Karla Hillier


Karla Hillier

"Solving Problems with Analytics and Machine Learning Across Industries"

Presentation by Karla Hillier
Director, Decision Science & Advanced Analytics
Trane Technologies

Wednesday, November 4
3:30-5:00 PM CST — Graduate Seminar and Reception (Zoom)

About the seminar:

Learn how analytics and machine learning have been deployed to advance business goals in industries ranging from retail and hospitality to health care and manufacturing.  A wide range of tools and approaches have been deployed in teams with different structures to deliver results in both publicly held and private companies.


Karla Hillier is Director, Decision Science and Advanced Analytics for the residential HVAC business of Trane Technologies. Her team uses data to help grow our customers. Prior to that, she was Director of Data Science at Optum working on critical health care problems. At Radisson Hotel Group, she managed a team of analysts providing insights to multiple functions. At SUPERVALU, she led the development of a store/item/day level forecast to improve availability.  She has an MBA from Georgetown University and a BA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.  She lives in Minneapolis with her husband Ian, and dog Kona.

Seminar Video:

Start date
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, 3:30 p.m.
End date
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m.