Dr. Kachani serves as Senior Vice Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University where he is also a professor of industrial engineering and operations research. He conducts research in the fields of dynamic pricing, revenue management, logistics, supply chain management, algorithmic trading, statistical arbitrage, traffic flow modeling, and transportation analysis. Prior to joining Columbia, he worked as a senior consultant at McKinsey & Company. He continues to consult to McKinsey, large corporations and startups in the areas of pricing, supply chain management, operations, asset management, and corporate finance. Professor Kachani received a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a Master of Science in Operations Research from MIT and a Diplôme d’Ingénieur in Applied Mathematics from École Centrale Paris.