Chris Schlueter Langdon co-founded and chairs the Special Interest Group on Agent-based Information Systems (SIGABIS, www.agentbasedis.org) of the Association for Information Systems (AIS). He is affiliated with the Institute for Communication Technology Management at the University of Southern California (USC) after having been a full-time professor of USC’s Business School. His research is focused on quantifying IT-enabled strategies using next generation analytical tools, such as computational simulation. Results have appeared in leading publications, including Communications of the ACM, Harvard Business Review, IEEE Journals, and Information Systems Research.
Langdon is also known for his success applying research results in Fortune Global 100 companies, first at Accenture, now as president of Pacific Coast Research Inc., an award-winning, predictive analytics specialist. Clients include automakers, such as Daimler and Nissan, as well as global media & communications firms, such as Sony and Deutsche Telekom.
Langdon was educated at the Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and received graduate degrees in engineering and economics, and a PhD in economics, all summa cum laude.