Operations Rules

Delivering Customer Value through Flexible Operations

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Engineers create SpaceNet--the supply chain

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Interplanetary Logistics: Enabling New Frontiers

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David Simchi-Levi Videocast Series with SupplyChain Digest

Part 3: Mitigating Supply Chain Risk from the Known-Unknown to the Unknown-Known

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Research Interests

Business and Supply Chain Innovations

David Simchi-Levi is a Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT. He is considered one of the premier thought leaders in supply chain management and business analytics. His research, see Data Science Lab, focuses on developing and implementing robust and efficient techniques for operations management. He has published widely in professional journals on both practical and theoretical aspects of supply chain and revenue management.

He was the founder of LogicTools, which provided software solutions and professional services for supply chain optimization. LogicTools became part of IBM in 2009. In 2012, he co-founded OPS Rules, an operations analytics consulting company. The company became part of Accenture in 2016. In 2014, he co-founded Opalytics, a cloud analytics platform company focusing on operations and supply chain intelligence. The company became part of the Accenture Applied Intelligence in 2018.

See Prof. David Simchi-Levi's CV here.

Affiliations and Responsibilities

Service to the community

Supply Chain Practice

From theory to implementation