> Gad Allon, PhD Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor; Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions; Director, Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, The Wharton SchoolResearch Interests:Operations management and operations strategy About Gad Gad Allon is the Jeffrey A. Keswin Professor and Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions at the Wharton School, and the director of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include operations management in general, and service operations and operations strategy in particular. Professor Allon has been studying models of information sharing among firms and customers — both in service and retail settings — as well as competition models in the service industry. His articles have appeared in leading journals, including Management Science, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, and Operations Research. Professor Allon is an award-winning educator, teaching courses on scaling operations and operations strategy. He has also been an innovative leader in many educational technology initiatives. He is the co-founder of ForClass, a platform that enables professors to drive higher student engagement and accountability in their classrooms. Professor Allon regularly consults firms both on service strategy and operations strategy. He received his PhD in Management Science from Columbia Business School and holds bachelor and master degrees from the Israeli Institute of Technology. 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. Business Essentials for ExecutivesAcademic DirectorAccelerate your career with an in-depth understanding of the core concepts that drive business in every industry. Tap into the minds of Wharton’s world-renowned MBA faculty to become a stronger, more decisive leader. Chief Technology Officer ProgramThis immersive, nine-month experience teaches Chief Technology Officers and other senior-level IT leaders how to become more strategic partners with other operating units within their organization and determine efficient ways to scale their company’s technology infrastructure. The rigorous curriculum includes interactive online sessions and on-campus electives and offers a path to alumni status for qualified individuals. 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. LMC: Advancing Business AcumenThis program provides business insights to help high-potential managers in the construction industry so they can improve their financial acumen and organizational collaboration. Scaling Business for Profitable GrowthAcademic DirectorSuccessfully navigate your company toward revenue-producing growth while strengthening strategic, financial, marketing, and leadership initiatives. Leave with an immediately deployable and financially viable plan for scalable expansion. Wharton/ASIS Program for Security Executives: Making the Business Case for SecurityThis program covers the core concepts of business to broaden your managerial and strategic perspectives, enhance your business instincts, and sharpen your ability to tackle management challenges. It will help you work more effectively with other leaders in your organization and communicate the bottom-line impact of security decisions.