Targeted Crowdsourcing with a Billion (Potential) Users | Panos Ipeirotis


Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, George A. Kellner Faculty Fellow


Panos Ipeirotis is a Professor and George A. Kellner Faculty Fellow at the Department of Information, Operations, and Management Sciences at Leonard N. Stern School of Business of New York University. His research focuses in the areas of crowdsourcing, machine learning, web data management, and social media analytics. He is widely regarded as the world's leading expert in building human-machine loop systems, that integrate human and machine intelligence to generate outcomes that are better than what humans alone or machines alone can achieve. He has also received more than ten “Best Paper” awards and nominations, and a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation. For his contributions in the field of social media, user-generated content, and crowdsourcing, he received the 2015 Lagrange Prize in Complex Systems.

Research Interests

  • Crowdsourcing
  • Data quality
  • Data Science
  • Economics and Text, Web and Data Mining

Courses Taught

  • Information Systems Technical Research Seminar
  • Information Technology in Business and Society
  • Search and the New Economy

Academic Background

PhD, Computer Science, 2004
Columbia University

MSc, Computer Science, 2001
Columbia University

BSc, Computer Engineering & Informatics, 1999
University of Patras, Greece

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