star twitter facebook envelope linkedin instagram youtube alert-red alert home left-quote chevron hamburger minus plus search triangle x
David Steier

David Steier


Distinguished Service Professor

David Steier is a Distinguished Service Professor in the Heinz College School of Information Systems and Management, where he teaches courses on data science for product management, managing analytics projects, designing smart systems and artificial intelligence.

Prior to joining CMU, David was Managing Director in Deloitte Consulting's Data Science practice. At Deloitte, David helped clients use advanced data analytics and visualization in a variety of industries including health care, banking, retail, manufacturing, telecommunications, media and the public sector. Prior to Deloitte, David was Director in the Center for Advanced Research at PwC, Senior Director of Technology and Business Development at Kanisa, and Managing Director at Scient.  Beyond the general topics of data science and artificial intelligence, David's research interests are in data-driven approaches to behavioral change, particularly in health and wellness.

In addition to his CMU affiliation, David is also a Lecturer at the University of California Berkeley's School of Information, where he co-instructs the data science capstone class in the Masters in Information and Data Science program.

Courses Taught


  • 95-891 - Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • 95-851 - Making Products Count: Data Science for Product Managers
  • 94-881 - Managing Analytic Projects

Additional Information