Moinzadeh appointed to Supply Chain Thought Leader Roundtable

Kamran Moinzadeh, the Michael G. Foster Endowed Professor of Supply Chain Management, has been appointed to the Supply Chain Thought Leader Roundtable, a global body of leading minds in the discipline.

Kamran Moinzadeh

Moinzadeh joined the Foster School in 1984, after earning his PhD from Stanford University. At Foster he is chair of the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management and faculty co-director of the Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM) Program.

His academic expertise is in inventory management, manufacturing management, operations management, operations research and supply chain management.

Moinzadeh has received a number of honors at Foster, including the 2017 Dean’s Leadership Award (2017), the MSCM Excellence in Teaching Award (2017), the Ron Crockett Award for Graduate Teaching (2013), the TMMBA Excellence in Teaching Award (2012), the Dean’s Faculty Research Award (1996 and 2001), the Burlington Northern Foundation Achievement Award for Scholarship (1990) and the Seafirst Faculty Research Award (1987).

He is senior editor of the journal Production and Operations Management and longtime associate editor of Operations Research. He served as department editor of IIE Transactions from 1997-2000 and as associate editor of Management Science from 1998-2003.

Moinzadeh has provided consulting to AT&T Wireless, Microsoft, Boeing and Starbucks.

The Supply Chain Thought Leaders Roundtable was founded in 1998 by Hau Lee of Stanford University. It’s current membership of nearly 50 leading supply chain educators and researchers convenes annually to identify and explore new trends in the field that might become fertile areas for research and course development.

Current roundtable members hail from Stanford, Harvard, MIT, Wharton, INSEAD, IE Business School, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kobe University and other prestigious institutions around the world.

This year’s annual meeting took place in Seattle, mixing academics and representatives from Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, REI, Starbucks and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, among others.

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