东南大学博士，复旦大学博士后，香港大学和纽约大学Stern商学院2012年访问学者。主要负责本科生和各类研究生大数据核心技术和商务数据分析等课程的教学。商务智能被评为上海市精品课程，获得2013年高等教育上海市教学成果奖二等奖和2018年复旦大学教学成果一等奖。目前主要研究方向包括商务数据分析和大数据分析等。主持2项国家自然科学基金以及上海市浦江人才、企业合作课题等20多项项目。已在Knowledge and Information Systems ,Information Processing & Management，Information Systems Frontiers等国内外刊物和学术会议发表论文90多篇。出版著作《智能化的流程管理》、《数据挖掘实用案例分析》以及教材《商务智能（第四版）》、《机器学习》、译作《商务智能 数据分析的管理视角（第四版）》、《人机共生——洞察和规避数据分析中的机遇与误区》等10多部。获得上海市2015年上海市科技进步二等奖。
Weidong Zhao was born in Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province. He got PhD from Southeast University.He worked as a post-doctorate at Management School, Fudan University from June 2001 to May 2003. From June 2003 on, he has been at Software School of Fudan University as an associate professor. His research interests include decision-making support, business intelligence and big data analysis etc. He has been responsible for the courses including electronic business，customer intelligence and business intelligence, which were awarded as the Elite courses separately by Shanghai Municipal Education Commission and IBM-Ministry of Education in 2009. Market-oriented multi-disciplinary teaching pattern for Business Intelligence Course was awarded the second Shanghai Higher Education Teaching Prize in 2013.In recent years, he has taken part in more than 20 research projects funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, etc. Among them, two projects have been funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 70301004, No.71071038) ( principal investigator). During the time, he also published over 90 research papers in important Chinese, international journals and international conferences such as PAKDD,Knowledge and Information Systems,Information Processing & Management，Information Systems Frontiers etc. He is also the author of the books named machine learning，Business intelligence etc. In 2006, he visited Hong Kong University as a visiting scholar. He was a visiting scholar of New York University in 2011. He gained the second award of 2015 Shanghai Science and Technology Advance.