Christoph H. Loch was Director (Dean) of Cambridge Judge Business School and Professor of Operations and Technology Management. He lectures on innovation, and specifically on leadership in the Responsible Family Business and Wealth Ownership Programme.
Chaired Professor, Director of the INSEAD Israel Research Center (2008–2011) and Dean of the PhD Programme (Sep 2006–Aug 2009), INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France. Associate (client consulting team member), McKinsey & Company, San Francisco, USA, and Munich, Germany (Oct 1991–Dec 1993). Strategic Analyst (competitor and industry analyses), Siemens AG, Munich, Germany (Summers 1986–1989). Lecturer (evening MBA course on Management Science and undergraduate course in Operations Management), University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA (Jan–Jul 1987). Non-executive Director of educational software start-up company Prendo (2000–present).
Professor Loch has been the Chairman of the Behavioral Operations Management section of INFORMS (2008–2010), Department Editor for both Management Science (R&D and Innovation department) (2004–2009) and Production and Operations Management (2003–2007, and the special issue on behavioural operations management in 2011), and Associate Editor of Management Science, (2000–2004, 2009–2011), Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (M&SOM) (2003–2011) and Operations Research (1998–2004).
Awards & Honours
Elected Fellow of the POMS Product Innovation and Technology Management College, 2010
Emerald Excellence Award for one of the 50 most cited papers, 2008 ECCH Best Case Award for the case Gemstone, 2000.