Sinan Erzurumlu is an Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Babson College. His teaching and research interests include technology and innovation management, supply chain/operations management, sustainability and entrepreneurship.
Sinan’s research on innovation management in supply chains focuses on supply chain design for innovation strategy, performance with a particular concentration on the incentive mechanisms in supply chains, and environmental and social sustainability. His research on entrepreneurial innovation management examines start-up operations for survival and growth, start-up innovation, and technology commercialization strategy. Within these domains he develops business model innovations and assesses their blended, economic and social, value.
At Babson Sinan teaches the core Technology and Operations Management course and Leading and Managing Sustainability, an elective course on environmental management and sustainable business innovation models, to undergraduate and graduate students. Sinan routinely designs and leads workshops on the definition and refinement of sustainability as a business model for entrepreneurs and large organizations.
Prior to joining Babson, Sinan worked as a project-based consultant for Dell on service operations and as a research engineer for Center for Space Research at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a PhD in Supply Chain and Operations Management from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. He also received an MSc degree in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a BSc degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bogazici University in Turkey.
Prof. Erzurumlu’s selected papers can be viewed at the SSRN site.