Jan A. Van Mieghem is the Harold L. Stuart Distinguished Professor of Managerial Economics and Professor of Operations Management at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
He is a member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Sciences and Arts of Belgium and a Distinguished Fellow of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society. His research focuses on product, service and supply chain operations, and links strategy and execution. He is the author of over 40 academic articles published in the leading international journals, and of two books. He serves on the editorial board of several professional journals and was editor of the operations and supply chain area of Operations Research. He teaches courses in operations management and strategy in MBA, Ph.D. and executive programs and advises firms on those topics.
Jan Van Mieghem received his Ph.D. in Business and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, and ir. in Electrical Engineering from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. From 2009-2010, he served as one of two Senior Associate Deans at the Kellogg School. From 2006 – 2009, he was chairman of the Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences. Currently, Jan serves as the Academic Director of the Kellogg Executive MBA program and of three non-degree executive programs. The Executive Operations Experience is an innovative educational partnership between academia and consultancy McKinsey & Co. that combines learning in the classroom and in model factories.