Suzanne de Treville is Swiss Finance Institute Professor of Operations Management at the University of Lausanne (emeritus as of August 1, 2021) . She currently serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Operations Management. She served as dean of the business school from 2006-2009. She has been a frequent visiting professor at MIT Sloan School (most recently during the spring of 2014).
Her expertise is in quantifying the cost of extending the supply chain, reducing lead time, and using the resulting insights for strategic advantage. The Cost-Differential Frontier app developed by her laboratory is used by the US and Swiss governments to better understand how to manufacture locally.
Her work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, the Harvard Business Review, the International Journal of Production Economics, and Interfaces. Professor de Treville received her doctorate from the Harvard Business School, and her masters and undergraduate degrees from Carnegie-Mellon University.