Prof. Gad Alon  - Advisory Board - Operations

Prof. Alon is an associate professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He is best recognized for his teaching of core operations management, an elective on operations strategy, as well as an executive-level course called The Science of Lean Six Sigma Operations, at the Kellogg School of Management. Prof. Alon’s primary research interests focus on operations management, service operations and operations strategy. His current research includes models of information sharing between companies and clients in the retail and service industries. He is also currently conducting empirical studies to investigate time-based competition in the fast food industry, as well as the factors contributing to overcrowding in hospitals’ emergency departments. Prof. Alon received his PhD in Managerial Science, from Columbia Business School, New York, and holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees from the Technion, Israeli Institute of Technology. In 2009, he was awarded Outstanding Professor of the Year from the Kellogg School of Management.