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Department ofInformation Systems and Analytics

Tsay, Andy A.

Andy Tsay

Professor, Information Systems & Analytics

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Dr. Andy Tsay is Professor of Business and Analytics, in the department of Information Systems & Analytics (ISA) in the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara University. He teaches primarily in the school's MBA and Executive MBA programs for the working professionals of Silicon Valley.  He served as Department Chair from 2010-2017.

He earned his Ph.D. at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in Operations, Information & Technology. He also holds degrees from Stanford in Engineering (MS) and Mathematical & Computational Science (BS).

Dr. Tsay employs tools of analytics and quantitative modeling to study the management of heavily outsourced global supply chains, with attention to complexity and conflicts of interest. His recent work focuses on how to make supply chains more resilient to disruptions, such as due to COVID-19 or trade wars.

The global news media (e.g., The New York Times, ABC News, Voice of America, China Central Television (CCTV)) frequently seeks his expert opinions. He has consulted for large firms as well as startups in Silicon Valley and China. 

In 2007 the Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) recognized Dr. Tsay with the Wickham Skinner Award for Teaching Innovation. POMS is the premier international professional society for the study and practice of Operations Management, with more than 2,000 members in 60 countries. One such award is given each year.

He has more than 35 professional publications in leading academic journals such as Management Science, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, Production & Operations ManagementInterfacesJournal of Retailing, and Journal of Supply Chain Management, and practitioner periodicals such as Supply Chain Management Review. He serves in senior leadership positions for several of these journals (see bottom of this page). Download Dr. Tsay's publications here

His publications have been cited more than 6500 times (according to Google Scholar). He is the lead author of two of the Top Ten Most Cited publications in the 20-year history of the Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journal (out of 655 total publications, reported Jan 2020). 

He is an eight-time recipient of the Leavey School of Business Dean's Award for Extraordinary Performance in Research, Teaching, and Service. He has won dozens of other school-level awards.

He serves frequently as a visiting professor at Peking University, teaching in the Beijing International MBA program, which has honored him with its Teaching Excellence Award.


Additional current and past professional roles:

聖他克拉大學 商科教授 蔡安達

圣他克拉大学 商科教授 蔡安达

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