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Professor Serguei Netessin

Member of Constructor Group Strategic Advisory Board

Dhirubhai Ambani Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions, Senior Vice Dean for Innovation and Global Initiatives at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. 

Professor 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/Ph.D. degrees in Operations Management from the University of Rochester. His current research focuses on business model innovation and operational excellence and he worked on these topics with numerous government and Fortune-500 organizations including Federal Aviation Administration (USA), Government of Singapore, Lockheed Martin, Procter & Gamble, McDonald’s, Rolls Royce, Comcast, Expedia, ABB and US Air Force. 

He serves on advisory boards of multiple start-up companies and he is an active angel investor. Prof. Netessine also regularly participates in industry and government-organized forums on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, including World Economic Forum in Davos and World Knowledge Forum in Seoul. He was a member of the “Future of the Economy” committee for Singapore Government. 

Major Awards:

  • Distinguished Fellow of MSOM Society of INFORMS, 2018
  • Finalist, 2015 MSOM Service Management SIG Prize for the best paper on service management published in the past three years., 2017
  • Distinguished Service Award from M&SOM Society of INFORMS, 2016