Xiaoyun (Jack) Xu is a Board Member of the Operations Research Society of the Philippines and Professor at the Department of Operations & Information Technology of the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. Before joining Ateneo, Dr. Xu was an Associate Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Peking University. His research interests include production planning/scheduling, simulation optimization and operations management, with applications mainly in supply chain. His research team has received continued support from numerous funding sources including the National Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ministry of Finance of China (MOFC), National Science Foundation of the United States (NSF), Symantec Corporation, AT&T and many other companies. Over the past decade, Dr. Xu has published extensively in journals and presented in conferences in the fields of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He provides consulting services to many industry leaders in a wide range of industries including Alibaba Group, JD.com, Aland Health, and Qidi Holdings.