Distinguished Teaching Fellow | Professional Faculty
Operations & IT Management

Leading expert on business analytics


Richard Huntsinger is a distinguished teaching fellow at the Haas School of Business, where he lectures and oversees research on data science applied to business and public policy. He also serves as faculty director of the popular Executive Program in Data Strategy at UC Berkeley Executive Education. His background spans Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Fortune 500 R&D executive, and management consultant with broad international experience leading programs in operational excellence, data analytics, internet-based and agent-based customer service, process automation, and enterprise software development at organizations like Hewlett-Packard, AT&T, Symantec, Hitachi, Curtiss-Wright, Bank of America, and US Department of Energy. He has led development and market introduction of more than 20 commercial process automation/data analytics products and customer-facing IT systems. He has served on the management teams of several venture-backed high-tech start-ups from build-out to IPO and acquisition. He is a strategy and technology advisor to several companies and a frequent guest speaker in industry, academia, and government.

Expertise and Research Interests

Data science applied to business and public policy