> Christian Terwiesch, PhD Andrew M. Heller Professor; Department Chairperson and Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Co-Director, Mack Institute of Innovation Management, The Wharton School; Professor of Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Research Interests:Analyzing operational performance, innovation management, R&D management About Christian Christian Terwiesch is the department chair and a professor in Wharton’s Operations, Information and Decisions department and co-director of Penn’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management. He also holds a faculty appointment in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine. He has written multiple books and published extensively in many of the leading academic journals ranging from Management Science to The New England Journal of Medicine. He is an award winning teacher with extensive experience in MBA teaching, online courses, and executive education. In addition to his teaching and his research, Professor Terwiesch is host of “Work of Tomorrow”, a national radio show on Sirius XM 132. He holds a doctoral degree from INSEAD and a Diploma from the University of Mannheim. Read full faculty bio on Wharton websiteExecutive Education Programs TaughtAdvanced Management ProgramWharton’s flagship leadership program is a transformational and immersive program for senior executives who are at the peak of their careers. This intellectually rigorous and highly experiential program will define you as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Upon completion, you will be granted highly sought-after Wharton alumni status. Executive Development ProgramAscend to greater levels of management by honing your business acumen in multiple core competencies and advance your strategic decision-making capabilities to think faster, smarter, and more creatively. Intensive executive coaching from Wharton’s world-renowned faculty prepares you to lead your organization through the massive disruption happening in industries everywhere. Mastering Innovation: Strategy, Process, and ToolsAcademic DirectorCreate and activate the innovation that drives your organization toward sustained growth. Return to your workplace with the ability to empower and commercialize the tools, technology, and principles necessary to build an architecture that triggers a culture of thriving innovation. Strategy and Management for Competitive AdvantageCreate and sustain competitive advantages that propel your company forward during the most challenging times. Learn to make the crucial hard choices and tradeoffs that position your company for success while strengthening your customer relationships.