Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

David Steier

David Steier

Distinguished Service Professor, Heinz College

5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


David Steier joined the CMU faculty as an Adjunct Professor at the Integrated Innovation Institute in 2018.  He is also 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.

Areas of Expertise

Analytics, Big Data, data visualization, data mining, health care informatics, fraud detection, anomaly detection, machine learning, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence

Integrated Innovation Courses

  • Special Topics: Designing Smart System


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science  - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Perdue University