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Sinan   Erzurumlu

Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management

B. Sc., Bogazici University, Turkey
M.Sc., University of Texas, Austin
Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Sinan Erzurumlu is an Associate Professor of Technology and Operations Management at Babson College. He received his PhD in Supply Chain and Operations Management from McCombs School of Business and M.S. in Operations Research/Industrial Engineering from Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He holds a B.S. in electrical and electronics engineering with distinction from Bogazici University.

Sinan’s research interests include technology and innovation management, supply chain management, entrepreneurship and sustainability. He investigates the concept and the process of innovation in supply chains and entrepreneurial firms. His research on supply chains focuses on competition and collaboration issues for technology development and deployment. He also examines entrepreneurial innovation management, with a particular concentration on start-up operations and hedging for survival and growth, start-up innovation and commercialization strategy. His research has been published in several journals including Production and Operations Management, IEEE Transactions, Decision Sciences and Omega.

Sinan teaches courses on technology and operations management, environmental management and sustainable business innovation models. He routinely designs and leads workshops on the definition and refinement of sustainability as a business model. Prior to joining Babson, Sinan has 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.

Prof. Erzurumlu’s selected papers can be viewed at SSRN and ResearchGate. You can follow him on twitter @sinanerzurumlu.