Martínez de Albéniz

Professor of Production, Technology and Operations Management

Ph.D. in Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Degree in Engineering, École Polytechnique, France

Victor Martínez de Albéniz is professor of the Production, Technology and Operations Management Department and Director of Research Division at IESE.

He joined IESE in 2004 after earning a Ph.D. at the Operations Research Center of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and an engineering degree at École Polytechnique in France.

His research focuses on supply chain management, where procurement, production and distribution decisions can help companies compete more successfully in the global arena. He is particularly interested in procurement and supply, where a balanced sourcing portfolio can provide low cost, flexibility and innovation opportunities. More recently, he has worked on retail topics, especially in the fashion industry. He has published his work in journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing and Services Operations Management, or Production and Operations Management.

In addition, Prof. Martínez de Albéniz teaches IESE courses on operations management, operations strategy, logistics and new product development, both at the executive and MBA levels. He has also taught regularly at MIT.

Areas of interest

* Retail
* Supply chain management
* Procurement
* Innovation and product development