Serguei Netessine is the Timken Chaired Professor of Global Technology and Innovation and the Research Director of INSEAD-Wharton Alliance. Previously, he was a faculty at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania which he joined in 2001.
Prof. Netessine received BS/MS degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from Moscow Institute of Electronic Technology and, after working for Motorola and Lucent Technologies, he also received MS/PhD degrees in Operations Management from the University of Rochester. His current research focuses on strategic aspects of supply chain management, incentives and contracting in supply chains. His current industry projects include adoption of performance-based logistics in US defense industry, retail store execution strategies as well as studies of supply chains in the automotive industry.
Professor Netessine has been the recipient of several teaching awards for delivering Supply Chain Management classes to MBA and Executive MBA students at the Wharton School. His research has been published in leading management journals, including Management Science, Operations Research, Marketing Science, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management and it has also received extensive media coverage including articles in CIO Magazine, The Economist, Forbes, Multichannel Merchant, New York Times, US News and many others. Several of his papers received research excellence awards and professor Netessine is also a recipient of the Early Career Achievement Award from Production and Operations Management Society. Serguei holds Associate Editor and Senior Editor Positions at several leading academic journals including Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, .