Learn more about some of our MS GSCM core course faculty! Other faculty who teach in our program from the Data Science & Operations department can be found here.
Meet Our Faculty
NICK VYAS, BS, MBA, Ed.D, University of Southern California
PhD, MS, Stanford University; BTech, IIT Delhi
PhD, UCLA Anderson School of Management; MS & BS, Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University
Murat teaches core and elective at Marshall School’s undergraduate, MS in GSCM, and MBA programs. In recent years he received five Golden Apple awards for teaching excellence and the Evan Thompson award for teaching and learning innovation.
Prior to joining USC, Murat was a management consultant at PRTM Management Consultants (later acquired by PwC) and Kiran Analytics and consulted with high tech companies on supply chain strategy projects.
Dual Ph.D. in Operations Research & Management Science, 1998, Penn State University / MA in Statistics, 1992, SUNY at Buffalo / <br>B.Sc. in Statistics, 1989, Presidency College of Calcutta, India
Education: BA, University of California, San Diego
Mike, an innovator in the media & entertainment and technology space, has split his career between major studios (Fox & Warner Bros) and innovative start-ups that have revolutionized the Internet (Netscape & YEKRA). He is now at his dream job of engaging with students at USC.
Mike teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in digital entrepreneurship and enterprise systems for USC's Viterbi School of Engineering and Marshall School of Business. He is also the CTO of USC Annenberg's Media Impact Project.
Prior to USC, he spent the previous decade at Fox and Warner Bros, as a VP of Technology and Director; Netscape as a Technology Evangelist; and CTO/VP Technology for various Internet/software companies.
Mike has spoken on Internet technologies at major conferences across the United States and Europe.
Mike resides in greater Los Angeles with his wife, daughter, and son.
PhD, University of British Columbia; MS, BS, University of Zagreb
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University; MBA, University of Delhi; BEng, University of Madras