Glen  Schmidt
  • Professor, Ois Operations & Info Systems
  • David Eccles Professor of Business, Ois Operations & Info Systems


  • PhD, Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford University
  • MS, Engineering, Kansas State University
  • BA, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Bethel College


Glen Schmidt, David Eccles Professor of Business, is Chair of the Operations and Information Systems Department. Research interests include topics such as new product development, supply chain management, and lean-six sigma operations. He has won recognition for both teaching and research excellence at the Eccles School as well as at professional societies including the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), and the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS). Industry experience and/or research has, for example, been connected to healthcare, high-tech, heavy-duty equipment, automotive, energy, and government.