Jack van der Veen is Professor of Supply Chain Management and holder of the EVO Chair for SCM at Nyenrode Business Universiteit sponsored by EVO, the Dutch shipper association. 
Also Jack is Cluster lead of ‘Lean at SMEs’ at the Nyenrode Lean Institute.

Jack’s areas of interest include Supply Chain Collaboration; Lean Management; Operations & Process Management; Social Innovation and Operations Research. Courses taught by him include ‘Operations Management’ and ‘Supply Chain Management’. He also gave many seminars and workshops for industry and taught in many (executive) programs, primarily on Supply Chain Management related issues. Jack has published numerous articles both in international research journals and in managerial journals and regularly writes columns for various Dutch websites.
 
Jack graduated cum laude in Econometrics at the University of Groningen in 1986. 
From 1986 until 1990 he worked as lecturer and researcher at the Institute of Econometrics at the same university. He completed his PhD in Combinatorial Optimization at the University of Groningen in 1992. 
 
Previously, Jack worked at Nyenrode from 1990 to 2009. In 2000-2001, he was the Director of Nyenrode's Center for Supply Chain Management. From 2001 until 2008 he had different responsibilities including Director of various MSc and MBA programs, Associate Dean of Degree Programs and Associate Dean of Research.
 
From 2009 until 2012 Jack was Professor of Supply Chain Optimization at the University of Amsterdam where he was also the Director of Executive Programs of the Amsterdam Business School. 
 
In 2012 Jack returned to Nyenrode on a part-time basis where he holds his current position since March 2013.
 
Other positions
In 2011, Jack started ‘Jackomodo’, a private company for education, research and advice on Supply Chain Management topics. As part of this work Jack has several visiting faculty positions, he is involved in various presentations on conferences and seminars, and he supportive of various supply chain collaboration initiatives. 
 
Jack is also chairman of Vereniging Logistiek Management, VLM (the Dutch Association for Logistics Management).

Publications

July 12 2017

Stand for the future!

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