Prof. Dr. Torbjørn Netland is the Head of Chair of Production and Operations Management (www.pom.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich, Switzerland. He is a member of the Expert Network of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Advanced Manufacturing and Production and a Board Member of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA).
His award-winning research on “managing corporate improvement programs” is performed in close cooperation with global companies. It appears in leading scientific journals, including the MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of Operations Management,Production and Operations Management, International Journal of Production and Operations Management, and the International Journal of Production Research, among others. His edited book, theRoutledge Companion to Lean Management,won the prestigious Shingo Research Award in 2017.