Morris A. Cohen is the Panasonic Professor of Manufacturing and Logistics in the Operations, Information and Decisions Department, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is also Co-Director of Wharton’s Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management.  He is currently the department editor for services in the Journal of Manufacturing and Service Operations Management and is a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science, and a Senior Fellow of the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society.

Until recently, Dr. Cohen was founder and chair of the board of MCA Solutions, a software company specializing in after-sales logistics planning systems, which recently merged with PTC, a leading provider of product design and service life cycle management decision support systems.  He recently founded a startup (D3 Analytics), that is applying concepts of machine learning and big data to a new paradigm for supply chain planning and control.  He has also been a policy analyst for the planning branch of the Treasury Board Secretariat of the Government of Canada.

Dr. Cohen holds a B.A.Sc. in Engineering Sciences from the University of Toronto, as well as an M.S. in Industrial Engineering and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Northwestern University.