• Cocktail Reception with Dean Zwick and Faculty Thought Leader

    We invite you to meet Schulich’s new Dean, Detlev Zwick, and hear from our faculty thought leader. Join your fellow classmates to connect, learn and network on:

    Wednesday, July 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm (Keele Campus)
    Dr. Murat Kristal will discuss the Digital Transformation: What you need to know

    Details and registration below.  Space is limited. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at 6:30 pm

Keele Campus
Rob and Cheryl McEwen Graduate Study & Research Building
Glass Lounge, 3rd Floor, 45 York Blvd.
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Map & Directions | Parking
6:30 pm – Registration & cocktail networking reception
7:00 pm – Dean’s Remarks
7:10 pm – Presentation on Digital Transformation: What you need to know by Dr. Murat Kristal
8:00 pm – Networking continues
8:30 pm – Event ends

Murat Kristal

Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems; Director, Centre of Excellence in Analytics & AI Leadership, Schulich Executive Education Centre; Special Advisor, AI & Business Analytics

Dr. Murat Kristal completed his doctoral degree (PhD) in Operations, Technology and Innovation from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. With a research focus on supply chain and operations management, Dr. Kristal has completed projects in resource allocation in manufacturing, the impact of competition on supply chain, and the development of mass customization capabilities through organizational learning and knowledge management. Channeling his passion for analytics and artificial intelligence, he pioneered the first analytics programs of its kind in Canada. His expertise in innovation, ideation and research is evident through his distinct ability to connect business problems with analytical and AI solutions. He is the founding Program Director of both the Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) and the Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence (MMAI) programs at the Schulich School of Business. He is an Associate Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems.

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