Jan Olhager received a Master of Engineering degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at University California, Berkeley, the US, and a Ph.D. in Production Management at Linköping University, Sweden. He is an editorial board member of many international scientific journals and has more than 100 journal publications. He is a Fellow of DSI (Decision Sciences Institute) and Honorary Fellow of EurOMA (European Operations Management Association). He was previously Professor in Operations Management at Linköping University, Sweden, and Visiting Professor in Supply Chain Management at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
He teaches Supply Chain & Operations Management in the Master programmes at Lund University and has supervised more than 150 master’s theses over the years. He has been recognized as Excellent Teaching Practitioner by the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University. As a researcher, executive trainer, and consultant, he has worked with companies in a broad range of industries, such as Alfa Laval, AstraZeneca, Coca-Cola, Ericsson, GKN Aerospace, Husqvarna, IKEA, IKEA Industry, Scania, Toyota, and Volvo.