Martin A. Lariviere

Professor Martin A. Lariviere joined the faculty at the Kellogg School of Management in 2000. Professor Lariviere's research has focused on applying economic analysis to operations management problems. Much of his work has focused on supply chain contracting, examining how contract terms can improve supply chain performance. He has also studied how the behavior of self-interested customers impacts service operations.

His research has appeared in leading academic journals such as Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Management Science, Operations Research, and Marketing Science. He has also written articles for Harvard Business Review and Sloan Management Review. He has been a member of the editorial boards of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Management Science, and Operations Research. Professor Lariviere has also held a number of leadership positions in the Manufacturing and Service Operations Society of INFORMS. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the MSOM Society and a recipient of the Saul Gass Expository Writing Award. He currently is one of the writers of the Kellogg operations management blog The Operations Room.


Professor Lariviere received his Ph.D. from Stanford University. Prior to joining Kellogg, he was an Associate Professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.


Ming Hu

Ming Hu is a Professor of Operations Management at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and one of the 2018 Poets & Quants Best 40 Under 40 MBA Professors. His research has been featured in media such as Financial Times. Most recently, he focuses on operations management in the context of sharing economy, social buying, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and two-sided markets, with the goal to exploit operational decisions to the benefit of the society. He is the recipient of Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Accomplishments Award by POM Society (2016) and Best Operations Management Paper in Management Science Award by INFORMS (2017). He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of Naval Research Logistics, co-editor of a special issue of Manufacturing & Service Operations Management on sharing economy and innovative marketplaces, and associate editor of Operations Research and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and senior editor of Production and Operations Management. He received a master's degree in Applied Mathematics from Brown University in 2003, and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Columbia University in 2009.