PhD, QMUL (2018, expected)
Matthew Eric straddles the fence between the media industry and academia. He led the first data science group at NBCUniversal International while holding posts as an Associated Faculty Member of the Frankfurt Big Data Lab at Goethe Universität in Germany and as a PhD researcher in Pure Mathematics at Queen Mary University of London. At NBCUniversal he helped the business launch one of the first successful applications of data science for international film distribution.
Matthew is currently Executive Director at Gower Street Analytics, a London-based firm he co-founded to help film distributors and exhibitors reach a bigger audience for their films. His mathematical research spans number theory, quantum groups, and noncommutative geometry.