Kris Johnson Ferreira
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Kris Ferreira is an assistant professor of business administration in the Technology and Operations Management (TOM) Unit and teaches the TOM course in the MBA required curriculum.
In her research, Professor Ferreira focuses on online markets and retail, seeking to build operations management models that inform practice, as well as to provide theoretical insights. In particular, she employs a combination of machine learning and optimization techniques to help companies use their data to make better tactical and strategic decisions. Her work with the online retailer Rue La La received the 2014 INFORMS Revenue Management and Pricing Section Practice Award and was named a finalist in the 2015 Innovative Applications in Analytics competition.
Professor Ferreira earned her PhD in operations research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her BS in industrial and systems engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before entering graduate school, she was a supply chain consultant for Alvarez & Marsal and a project manager for UPS Supply Chain Solutions.