Sáez de Tejada Cuenca
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Technology
• Ph.D., in Operations Management, UCLA Anderson School of Management
• M.Sc., in Mathematical Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
• B.Sc., in Mathematics, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Anna Sáez de Tejada Cuenca is an Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Technology. She received her PhD in 2019 from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, advised by Felipe Caro, and spent a year working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, where she worked with Vishal Agrawal. Before starting her doctoral studies, Anna was a research assistant at IESE, supervised by Victor Martínez de Albéniz, 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 UPC-BarcelonaTech.
Anna's research interests include sustainability, social responsibility, and the circular economy, with a focus on the fashion industry. She studies consumer behavior with regards to sustainability, as well as sustainability issues upstream the supply chain. Her research has been published in leading academic journals such as Management Science and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, in addition to practitioners' journals such as the MIT Sloan Management Review and IESE Insight. Anna won the POMS College of Sustainable Operations Best Student Paper Award in 2018, the POMS College of Behavior in Operations Management Junior Scholar Paper Award in 2019, and the MSOM Responsible Business Award in 2023. Her research has been funded by a Juan de la Cierva fellowship (Spain's Ministry of Science and Innovation), as the New York-based Social Trends Institute.
At IESE she teaches Operations Management in the MBA and in Executive Education, as well as Statistics in the MRM and some sustainability-oriented sessions in diverse executive programs.
Areas of interest.
• Social responsibility
• The circular economy
• The fashion industry