Lew Coopersmith is an Associate Professor of Management Sciences at Rider University where he lectures on statistics, forecasting and operations management. Since 1969 he has held management positions with the FDA, Johnson & Johnson and Health Products Research, Inc., which he help found in 1973. In his business and consulting experience, Lew has provided a wide range of services in forecasting, market analysis, marketing policy evaluation and financial analysis. Strategic marketing, forecasting and analytical models have been developed for finance companies, health and beauty aids companies, and the medical community. Past clients include Cowen & Co, Johnson & Johnson, Bausch & Lomb, Sanofi-Aventis, Allergan, Bristol Myers Squibb. Recent research and consulting interests have focused on optimization models that provide decision support for retirement planning and managing pharmaceutical research projects.
Lew has a Ph.D. in Operations Research from N.Y.U. Non-proprietary results of many of his consulting projects have been presented at professional society meetings and published in peer reviewed professional journals, including Journal of Investing, Journal of Financial Planning, The Journal of Forecasting, Decision Science, Management Science, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and Pharmaceutical Executive