Eric Gelman, Ph.D

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Eric Gelman, Ph.D  
Adjunct Professor

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Dr. Gelman is a result oriented executive with experience in transforming organizations and building most efficient multidisciplinary teams to deliver high value and large-scale e-commerce enabled solutions for complex business driven organizations. With twenty years of total experience including organization, information technology, architecture, software/product development deployment and support, data center operation, audit, and international project management.

Dr. Gelman has an extraordinary history wherein he has delivered mission and business critical enterprise platforms for Fortune 100 companies (Well Point, Aetna, CPShips, American Airlines, United Airlines, Siemens, Sabre Technology) and has been instrumental in R&D and innovation break- through “trail blazing” efforts producing significant savings and revenue in excess of $100M and involving organizational counts of over 150 professionals with full responsibility for development, architecture and service delivery.


PhD, MSc Operations Research and System Analysis, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

BSc, Applied Math/Computer Science, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Professional Development, Awards/Honors and Associations:

Chair TENG Chicago, 2003-Present

President INFORMS Chicago, 1998-99

Franz Edelman Competition for Outstanding Application of OR Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Distinction Prize


Operations Research Society of America (INFORMS, AGIFORS, ORSIS)

ACM and SIGMETRICS, Computer Measurement Group (CMG),

The Logistics Institute of Georgia Tech (TLI)

Publications and Conferences:

Gave 25+ invited talks worldwide

Attended 30+ conferences worldwide, gave talks and acted as invited chair

Published 10+ professional papers in:

Mathematical Programming
Operations Research, Transportation Science
Institute for Business Forecasting (IBF)
Journal of American Society for Information Sciences Interfaces, AGIFORS


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