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Z Zhu

Z Zhu

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management
Quantitative Methods

Education

Ph.D. in Statistics
MS in Mathematics

CV

After over 15 years of industry practices as

  • Senior Vice President of Consumer Data and Analytics at Swiss Re (a global leading reinsurer),
  • Vice President of Risk Modeling and Analytics at SCOR Global Life (a global leading reinsurer),
  • Vice President of Advanced Analytics at Assurant Health (a S&P 500 company),

Professor Zhu is currently serving as the academic director of the BS Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) program, teaching various core Business Analytics and Data Science related courses, and collaborating with cross-disciplinary researchers.

Prior to his industry adventure, Professor Zhu collaborated with researchers in School of Human Medicine, College of Education, and government agencies, with numerous research publications.

Professor Zhu earned his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Michigan State University and Master’s degree in Mathematics from the Central South University (China). He was a frequent speaker and panelist on business analytics and data application strategies in industry and academic venues.

Contact

zhu816@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 496-8271
Office: KRAN 426