Lindsay Montanari

Academic Program Director

Lindsay brings over 13 years of experience working at the intersection of technology and education. Prior to Gurobi, Lindsay worked as an Operations leader at Opex Analytics, a product and services firm dedicated to solving complex business problems using the power of Artificial Intelligence. While there, she focused on growth and business development, product launch, and marketing. Lindsay spent 10 years working in various leadership capacities at Universities including Columbia University, Northwestern University, and the University of Chicago. From 2013 to 2017, she worked to establish and grow the Master of Science in Analytics degree at Northwestern University’s School of Engineering, the program was one of the earliest MS degrees focused on an applied data science curriculum. During her time with Northwestern, she managed external relations and corporate relations, helped hire and onboard new faculty and subject-matter experts in various disciplines of analytics, directed recruiting efforts/admissions/student advising, and managed a team of administrative professionals. Prior to Northwestern, she spent over 5 years working in Advancement at Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science.


She completed her Bachelor’s Degree in English and Fine Art at Sewanee: The University of the South and her Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management at Columbia University.