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William Schmidt - Emory University, Goizueta Business School. ATLANTA, GA, US

William Schmidt

Associate Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management | Emory University, Goizueta Business School



William (Bill) Schmidt is an associate professor of Information Systems & Operations Management at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. His research focuses on understanding and mitigating operational disruptions, and applications of machine learning in operational decision making. His work is published in top-tier academic journals, including Management Science, Production and Operations Management, and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and practitioner journals, including INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics (previously Interfaces), Harvard Business Review, and MIT Sloan Management Review.

Schmidt received his doctorate from Harvard Business School and his Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in aerospace engineering from the University of Florida (Go Gators!). He has received multiple teaching awards, including the Cornell University’s Core Faculty Teaching Award (chosen by the graduating MBA classes of 2016, 2018, 2020, and 2023), the Apple Award for Teaching Excellence (chosen by the graduating MBA class of 2018) and the Distinguished Teaching Award (chosen by the MBA classes of 2016 and 2018 for their 5-year reunions in 2021 and 2023).