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STVP Executive Director, Management Science and Engineering - Technology Ventures Program
BioMatt Harvey is the executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program (STVP), the entrepreneurship center in Stanford’s School of Engineering. He is an advocate for STVP’s mission and our dedicated faculty and staff who create scholarly research and unique entrepreneurship education opportunities for Stanford students and audiences around the world. As executive director, Matt focuses on STVP external relations and providing strategic direction for our operations, communications, and digital products.
Matt serves on the advisory boards of the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC), and BASES, the Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students. Prior to joining STVP, Matt worked in content strategy and marketing roles for firms in the high tech, entertainment, and non-profit sectors. A Silicon Valley native, Matt holds a degree in Television and Film from San Jose State University.
As a lab for entrepreneurship and innovation education, STVP delivers courses and programs, creates scholarly research on tech ventures, innovation, and ecosystem development, and produces engaging digital learning content through Stanford eCorner. STVP is part of the Department of Management Science & Engineering.
Professor of Management Science and Engineering, Emeritus
BioProfessor Hausman performs research in operations planning and control, with specific interests in supply chain management. Most of his contributions are based upon quantitative modeling techniques and emphasize relevance and real world applicability.
He has recently studied how RFID technology can revolutionize the management of supply chains. He has investigated the value of RFID applications in retail environments, in logistics, and in manufacturing and assembly operations. He has also studied how Supply Flexibility in retail supply chains affects a company's financial performance and market capitalization.
He is an active consultant to industry and is involved in numerous executive education programs both at Stanford and around the world. He was the founding director of a two-day executive program on Integrated Supply Chain Management held semi-annually in Palo Alto, California from 1994 to 2003. His consulting clients represent the following industries: general manufacturing, electronics, computers, consumer products, food & beverage, transportation, healthcare, and high technology. He is also a co-founder of Supply Chain Online, which provides web-based corporate supply chain management training. He serves on the technical advisory boards of several Silicon Valley startups. He has also served as an Expert Witness for litigation involving operations management
In 1994 he was elected President of the Operations Research Society of America (ORSA). He has also served on the Board of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and on several National Science Foundation Advisory Panels and Committees. He is a Fellow of INFORMS, a Distinguished Fellow of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society, and a Fellow of the Production & Operations Management Society. He has also won several teaching awards, including the Eugene Grant Teaching Award in Stanford's School of Engineering in 1998.
He earned a BA in Economics from Yale and a PhD from MIT's Sloan School of Management.
Ph.D. Student in Management Science and Engineering, admitted Autumn 2011
BioAlexandra Heeney is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University.
Research Area: Production & Operations Management
Dissertation Title: Operation Management approaches to reducing food waste in the US food distribution system
Alexandra's doctoral research applies operations management approaches in order to reduce food waste in the U.S. food supply chain as a means of reducing the environmental impact of the food distribution system.