Education: B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of Expertise: Operations strategy, supply chain management, internet retailing, strategic sourcing, e-marketplaces, supplier innovation, competitive cost analysis
Professor of Practice Timothy M. Laseter teaches courses in Operations Strategy, Innovation, and Emerging Technology at Darden. Additionally, as a Managing Director at PwC-Strategy&, he serves clients in the Consumer Markets and Retail industry. Laseter has also taught at a number of other business schools including the Tuck School at Dartmouth, IESE in Barcelona, the London Business School, Emory University's Goizueta School, the India School of Business, Vanderbilt's Owen School and the Stern School at NYU.
Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2002, Laseter was a partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton, helping a wide variety of global businesses with operations strategy, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. Before joining Booz Allen, Laseter worked in manufacturing operations at a joint venture between Siemens and Corning.
Laseter is the author or co-author of four books including Balanced Sourcing, Strategic Product Creation, The Portable MBA and Internet Retail Operations. He is also a contributing editor for strategy+business which has featured nearly fifty of his articles over the past 25 years. His academic research generally examines Internet-based businesses, and has been published in a variety of leading journals including Journal of Operations, Decision Sciences, California Management Review and Sloan Management Review.