ACADEMIC AREA Technology and Operations Management AREAS OF EXPERTISE Operations Strategy , Supply Chain Management , Internet Retailing, Strategic Sourcing, E-Marketplaces , Supplier Innovation, Competitive Cost Analysis BiographyPublicationsCoursesCase Studies Education: B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; MBA, Ph.D., University of Virginia Professor of Practice Timothy M. Laseter teaches courses in Operations Strategy, Innovation, and Emerging Technology at Darden. Additionally, as a Managing Director at PwC-Strategy&, he serves clients in the Consumer Markets and Retail industry. Laseter has also taught at a number of other business schools including the Tuck School at Dartmouth, IESE in Barcelona, the London Business School, Emory University's Goizueta School, the India School of Business, Vanderbilt's Owen School and the Stern School at NYU.Prior to joining the Darden faculty in 2002, Laseter was a partner at Booz Allen & Hamilton, helping a wide variety of global businesses with operations strategy, supply chain management, and strategic sourcing. Before joining Booz Allen, Laseter worked in manufacturing operations at a joint venture between Siemens and Corning.Laseter is the author or co-author of four books including Balanced Sourcing, Strategic Product Creation, The Portable MBA and Internet Retail Operations. He is also a contributing editor for strategy+business which has featured nearly fifty of his articles over the past 25 years. His academic research generally examines Internet-based businesses, and has been published in a variety of leading journals including Journal of Operations, Decision Sciences, California Management Review and Sloan Management Review.Professor Laseter earned a BS in Industrial Management with High Honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1980. The Darden School granted him an MBA in 1984 where he was awarded a Faculty Award for Academic Excellence. He earned a Ph.D. in Operations Management from the Darden School in 2003. Selected BooksRabinovich, Elliot and Timothy M. Laseter. Internet Retail Operations: Integrating Theory and Practice for Managers by Elliot Rabinovich and Darden Professor Timothy M. Laseter (Taylor & Francis; February 25, 2011; 288 pages; $69.95 hardcover; ISBN-13: 978-1439800911).Eades, Kenneth M., Lynn A. Isabella, Timothy M. Laseter, Peter L. Rodriguez, Paul J. Simko, and Ian Skurnik. The Portable MBA, 5 th Edition. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.Kerber, Ronald L. and Timothy M. Laseter, with Max Russell. Strategic Product Creation: Deliver Customer Satisfaction from Every Level of Your Company. McGraw-Hill, 2007.MBA CoursesOperations Strategy Consulting Process Innovation Emerging Topics in Technology & OperationsAdvancing knowledge through research that shapes business, Darden professors are recognized thought leaders in their fields. They are not only master case method teachers, they also author many of the cases used in Darden classrooms and around the world.Timothy M. Laseter's cases are available in the Darden Business Publishing website.