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Max Henrion

Lumina Decision Systems

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Max Henrion is the Founder and CEO of Lumina Decision Systems, which publishes decision software and provides consulting in decision analysis to corporate and government clients. He was the lead designer of Lumina's flagship product line, Analytica -- the software about which PC Week said “Everything that's wrong with the common spreadsheet is fixed in Analytica”. He was Vice President at Ask Jeeves, Inc, where he led the division that created the Jeeves Advisor, offering online consumer advice. He has led consulting teams providing decision and risk analysis in environment and energy, telecommunications, aerospace, healthcare, and consumer choice. He was the founding President of the Association for Uncertainty and Artificial Intelligence. He has (co)authored three books, including Uncertainty: A Guide to dealing with Uncertainty in Policy and Risk Analysis  (Cambridge University Press, 1990), and over 60 peer-reviewed articles. He has been Consulting Professor at Stanford University, Associate Professor, at Carnegie Mellon University, where he taught in the Departments of Engineering and Public Policy, and Social and Decision Science. He has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University, Master of Design from the Royal College of Art, London, and a PhD in public policy from Carnegie Mellon.