Edward Anderson, ISA Treasurer

Dr. Edward Anderson is an Associate Professor of Operations Management at the University of Texas McCombs School of Business. He received his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his bachelor’s degree, with majors in history and electrical engineering, from Stanford University.

His research interests include outsourced product development (distributed innovation) and project management, the videogame industry, national security policy, knowledge management, supply chain management, and computer simulation. He has published articles in Management Science, Production and Operations Management, and The System Dynamics Review. He is also the co-author of the book The Innovation Butterfly: Managing Emergent Opportunities and Disruptions Under Distributed Innovation, which describes leadership metrics, planning, and organization in the complex adaptive system that is innovation management.

 Dr. Anderson won the prestigious Wickham Skinner Early-Career Research Award from the Production and Operations Management Society. He is the department editor of Production and Operations Management for Industry Studies and Public Policy and President-Elect of the System Dynamics Society for 2013. He has received research grants from the National Science Foundation, SAP, and Hewlett-Packard. Professor Anderson has consulted with Ford, Shell, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Frito-Lay, and Atlantic-Richfield and holds three U.S. patents from his work at the Ford Motor Company.



Edward Anderson
Associate Professor of Operations Management
McCombs School of Business
University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
[email protected]