Mumin Kurtulus is associate professor of operations management at the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. He joined Vanderbilt in 2005 after getting his PhD in Operations Management from INSEAD in France. His research focuses on retail supply chains with focus on manufacturer-retailer collaboration practices in the consumer goods industry. His articles have appeared in Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Marketing and Journal of Retailing. Professor Kurtulus is teaching Operations Management classes in the MBA and Executive MBA (EMBA) Programs at Vanderbilt’s Owen School of Management. He was voted top professor by the graduating Executive MBA classes in 2015 and 2016 and was awarded the Dean’s Teaching Innovation Award in 2016. Professor Kurtulus was born in Bulgaria, lived in Turkey and France before moving to United States in 2005. Kurtulus was born in Bulgaria, lived in Turkey (11 years) and France (5 years) before moving to United States. Currently, he lives in Nashville Tennessee.