Michael Pich is currently a Senior Affiliate Professor of Operations Management and Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise at INSEAD, a leading international business school with campuses in Singapore and France. He received his PhD in Operations Research from the School of Engineering at Stanford University, his MS in Forestry from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, and his BS in Natural Resource Management from the University of Idaho. Prior to joining the INSEAD faculty in 1996, Dr. Pich was an Assistant Professor within the School of Management at The University of Texas, and a Visiting Lecturer at Seattle Pacific University. In 2000, he took a year’s leave from INSEAD to become Director of e-Learning at Saba Corporation, a leading developer of e-Learning systems for corporate and government education.
Professor Pich’s research, teaching and consulting activities have spanned the globe, taking him to Russia, China, Japan, Europe, SE Asia and North America. He has worked with a number of corporations in the areas of innovation, project management, operations, and change management. He is programme director for several executive education programmes at INSEAD, including the International Executive Programme and the Leadership Academy for adidas Group Asia Pacific. His teaching and research interests include the management of innovation, learning in organizations, project and process management, and entrepreneurship. Professor Pich specialises in the use of business simulations in corporate education.