Haim Mendelson

Haim Mendelson
Professor, Operations, Information & Technology
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The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Professor of Electronic Business and Commerce, and Management

Additional Administrative Titles

Co-Director, Value Chain Innovation Initiative

Research Statement

Professor Mendelson leads the School’s efforts in studying electronic business and its interaction with organizations, markets and value chains, and incorporating their implications into the School’s curriculum and research. His research interests include electronic business, electronic platforms, supply chain management, and market microstructure. He has introduced the "Organizational IQ" concept which quantifies an organization’s ability to use information to make quick and effective decisions. He has been elected Distinguished Fellow of the Information Systems Society in recognition of outstanding intellectual contributions to the Information Systems discipline. He has published more than a hundred papers in leading journals in the areas of information systems, management science, finance, economics and statistics.

Bio

Haim Mendelson is the Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Professor of Electronic Business and Commerce, and Management at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has been full professor at Stanford since 1989, following ten years of service at the Graduate School of Management at the University of Rochester. He has been elected Distinguished Fellow of the Information Systems Society in recognition of outstanding intellectual contributions to the Information Systems discipline. He has published more than a hundred research papers and more than forty company case studies. His work was published in leading journals in the areas of information systems, management science, finance, economics and statistics. He coauthored the book Survival of the Smartest that introduced the concept of Organizational IQ to quantify the ability of a company or organization to use information to make quick and effective decisions.

At the University of Rochester, he received a University Mentor award in recognition of outstanding service to the University, managed a large-scale research center studying the management of information systems, and was the Computer and Information Systems Area Coordinator. At Stanford he serves or served as codirector of the Value Chain Innovation Initiative; codirector of the Global Supply Chain Management Forum; codirector of the Center for Electronic Business and Commerce; the Operations, Information and Technology Area Coordinator; director of the executive programs on Building Innovative Leaders, Electronic Commerce, and Information Strategy for Competitive Advantage; codirector of the executive programs on Strategic Uses of Information Technology and Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the Information Technology Industry; member of the Editorial Board of the Stanford University Press; and Chair of the University’s faculty committee overseeing distributed computing and administrative information systems. He teaches electronic business and commerce and leads the School’s efforts in incorporating their implications into its curriculum and research. He is or has been Associate Editor or member of the Editorial Board of Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, and Information Systems Research.

Professor Mendelson has been a consultant to leading high-technology companies, stock exchanges, financial services companies, management consulting companies, and industrial companies. Prior to joining academia, he served as Chief Systems Analyst of the Logistics Information Systems Center of the Israel Defense Forces. He teaches in a number of executive education programs in the areas of electronic commerce, innovation, business models, information technology strategy, organizational change, entrepreneurship, financial modeling, and general management.

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Tel Aviv University, 1979
  • MSc, Tel Aviv University, 1977
  • BSc, Hebrew University, 1972

Academic Appointments

  • At Stanford University since 1989
  • Codirector of the Value Chain Innovation Initiative, 2015
  • Stanford GSB Trust Faculty Fellow, 2006–2007
  • Codirector, Center for Electronic Business and Commerce, 1999–2005
  • Stanford GSB Trust Faculty Fellow, 1996–1997
  • Stanford GSB Faculty Fellow, 1991–1992
  • Assistant Professor – Professor, Simon School, University of Rochester, 1979–1989

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Fellow in Recognition of Outstanding Intellectual Contributions to the Information Systems Discipline, The INFORMS Information Systems Society, 2009
  • Best Paper in Information Systems Economics prior to 1999, Workshop on Information System and Economics, 1999
  • All Star Paper: Asset Pricing and the Bid-Ask Spread, Journal of Financial Economics, 2001
  • All Star Paper: Dealership Market: Market-Making with Inventory, Journal of Financial Economics, 2001
  • University Mentor, University of Rochester, 1986

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Associate Editor

  • Management Science
  • MIS Quarterly
  • Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery

Editorial Board

  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management
  • Information Systems Research

Member

  • American Economic Association
  • Econometric Society
  • American Finance Association
  • Institute of Management Science

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