Robert Boute教授

Prof. Robert Boute

PhD, KULeuven, Belgium

Areas of Expertise:

Operation and Supply Chain Management


Consulting and Executive Education Experience with Companies / Organizations:

Robert Boute is Professor of Operations Management at Vlerick Business School and KU Leuven, Belgium and visiting professor in the Executive MBA program at Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University). He received his Ph.D. from KU Leuven, Belgium. He was named one of the 40 best professors under 40 by Poets & Quants in 2016, and was laureate of the 2017 Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and Management Sciences. Professor Boute has worked with a variety of companies on supply chain management, logistics and maintenance optimization.


Relevant Teaching Experience with Universities:

EMBA Programs: Kellogg School of Management (Northwestern University), Kellogg-HKUST (Hong Kong)

MBA Programs: Vlerick Business School


Selected Teaching and Professional Awards:

Best 40 Under 40 Professors, 2016

Multiple Best Teacher awards


Research and Publications:

Professor Boute’s research focuses on digital operations, inventory management, dual sourcing, and supply chain management. He has published in the leading journals in his field.