Dr. Everette S. Gardner, Jr.

Professor of Decision and Information Sciences
Director, Bauer Honors Program
Fellow of the International Institute of Forecasters

Everette S. Gardner, Jr. is Professor in the Bauer College of Business and Fellow of the Honors College at the University of Houston. He served 20 years in the U.S. Navy and retired with the rank of Commander. He is a Vietnam veteran and served in USS James C. Owens (DD-776) and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69).

Dr. Gardner received the Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has authored or co-authored four books, including Quantitative Approaches to Management (8th edition) from McGraw-Hill. Among his many publications in forecasting are two seminal papers on the state of the art in exponential smoothing, published in the Journal of Forecasting (1985) and the International Journal of Forecasting (2006).  His 1985 paper was ranked by a panel of experts as the third most influential paper published in forecasting during the last 25 years. In 2007, Dr. Gardner was elected Fellow of the International Institute of Forecasters – see http://forecasters.org/fellows.html.

As a consultant in forecasting, Dr. Gardner has served numerous companies. Some of his clients include American Airlines, Burroughs Wellcome, Centel Communications, Chantal Cookware, Compaq, Continental Airlines, Delta Airlines, Exxon, Frito-Lay, Hawaiian Airlines, IBM, the NASA Johnson Space Center, New York Telephone, Pennzoil, Shell, Southwestern Bell, Sony Music, Tenneco, Texaco, and Toshiba.

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