Christopher Tang is a University Distinguished Professor, the Edward W Carter Chair in Business Administration, and the Senior Associate Dean of Global Initiatives at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is also a lifetime fellow of all three major academic societies (INFORMS, MSOM, and POMS). Known as a thought leader in global supply chain management, Chris consulted with numerous global companies including Amgen, Amazon, HP, IBM, Nestlé (USA), etc.; taught at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, National University of Singapore (NUS), MIT (Zaragoza), and London Business School. He is the former Dean of NUS Business School, and the former Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at UCLA Anderson School.
Chris has published seven books, 40 book chapters, and over 200 research articles in global supply chain management including the AsiaGlobal Paper titled Unifying ESG and Supply Chain Thinking: An Urgent Call to Action in the Post-Pandemic Era, published by the Asia Global Institute. He has also published over 100 articles in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Barron’s, Bloomberg Law, Fortune, Forbes, Los Angeles Times, etc. He received his BSc (First class honours in Mathematics) from King’s College, London; MA (in Statistics), MPhil (in Administrative Science), and PhD (in Management Science) from Yale University.