Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz

Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz

Director, Digital Supply Chain Transformation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Maria Jesus Saenz is the Director of the Digital Supply Chain Transformation Lab at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. The primary research examines new collaborative paradigms that arise while implementing new digital technologies in supply chains. Our research domains are multidimensional collaboration, digital supply chain capabilities and AI in supply chains. The research team applies quantitative research methodologies in order to assess how data-driven ecosystems create value. 

Dr. Saenz also serves as the Executive Director of the MIT Supply Chain Management Master Programs, an elite MIT degree that allows learners innovative educational paths in the supply chain domain, embracing the MIT experience. Dr. Saenz teaches various courses at Master, PhD and Executive Education level on Digital Transformation and Supply Chain Management. She is co-author of more than 100 publications, including books and articles in leading international Journals. Her knowledge transfer work has received 16 awards and her research was cited in the media, including MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes, Financial Times Press or Supply Chain Management Review.  

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