CIO Symposium Contributor

Prof. Dimitris Bertsimas

Professor, Operations Research / Statistics

MIT Sloan School of Management

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2013

Panels Participated in


Dimitris Bertsimas is the Boeing Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, a Professor of Operations Research, and Co-Director of the Operations Research Center at MIT. His research interests include optimization, stochastic systems, data mining, and their application. In recent years, he has worked in robust optimization, healthcare, and finance. Bertsimas was a cofounder of Dynamic Ideas, LLC, which developed portfolio management tools for asset management. In 2002, the assets of Dynamic Ideas were sold to American Express. He is also the founder of Dynamic Ideas Press, a publisher of scientific books. Bertsimas has co-authored more than 110 scientific papers and books. He is currently department editor of Optimization for Management Science and former area editor of Operations Research in Financial Engineering. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, he has received numerous research awards, including the Farkas Prize (2008), the Erlang Prize (1996), the SIAM Prize in Optimization (1996), the Bodossaki Prize (1998), and the Presidential Young Investigator Award (1991–1996). Bertsimas holds a BS in electrical engineering and computer science from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, as well as an MS in operations research and a PhD in applied mathematics and operations research from MIT.