Professor of Practice
Suresh Acharya is Professor of Practice at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Suresh has spent nearly 25 years designing and building statistical and optimization solutions in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Retail Planning, Airline Operations, Logistics, and Pricing and Revenue Management. As a practicing analytical professional and Chief Scientist of JDA Software, Suresh continues to work with Fortune 500 companies in delivering practical algorithmic solutions that demonstrate measurable customer value. Suresh teaches the Capstone course for the MSBA students and advises students on career options in analytics. He has a Masters in Mathematical Sciences from Clemson University and a Masters in Operations Research from the University of North Carolina.