Anna Sáez de Tejada Cuenca is an Assistant Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management. She received her PhD in 2019 from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and spent a year working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. Before starting her doctoral studies, Anna was a research assistant at IESE and a junior R&D engineer at Sabirmedical. During her PhD, she interned at Amazon in the Supply Chain Optimization Technologies team. Anna holds a BSc in Mathematics and a MSc in Mathematical Engineering from the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya.
Anna’s research interests include social responsibility, sustainability, supply chain management, behavioral operations management, and empirical and experimental operations management. Recently she has been working on visibility and transparency in apparel supply chains, on behavioral biases of managers, on sustainable business models in fashion, on diffusion of diversity initiatives along supply chains, and on consumer attitudes and behavior with regards to environmental issues like recycling, renewable energies, or ecolabeled products. Her papers have been accepted in leading journals such as Management Science. Anna won the POMS College of Sustainable Operations Best Student Paper Award in 2018 and the POMS College of Behavior in Operations Management Junior Scholar Paper Competition in 2019.