About Me

I am an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of Kansas, School of Business. My research focuses on the operations of new business models to produce managerial insights into real-world problems. Specifically, I study the impact of consumer behavior on firms in the context of business models such as crowdfunding and subscription box services, and suggest how firms can make better operational decisions.

Media Mention: How to Succeed at Crowdfunding, Fuqua Insights, January, 2019.

Research Interests:

  • Business Model Innovation
  • Operations of Online Platforms
  • Operations of Start-up Firms
  • Implications of Consumer Behavior on Operations
  • Interface of Operations, Marketing, and Finance

Research

Journal Publication

    • Signaling to the Crowd: Private Quality Information and Rewards-Based Crowdfunding - with R. Swinney. Forthcoming in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
    • Accepted for presentation at the iFORM SIG Conference, 2018.
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Working Papers

    • Dynamic Content Variation with Customer Learning - with F. Bernstein and R. Swinney.
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    • Designing Rewards-Based Crowdfunding Campaigns for Strategic (but Distracted) Contributors - with A. Ma and R. Swinney.
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Other Research

    • The Cyclical Scheduling Problem - with B. Bhattacharya, E. Iranmanesh and R. Krishnamurti. Theoretical Computer Science (2014), Vol. 555, October 2014.
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