Mercator Endowed Chair of Demand Management & Sustainable Transport
Jan-Rasmus Künnen (born in 1993) joined the Mercator Endowed Chair of Demand Management & Sustainable Transport at WHU as an doctoral student and research assistant in May 2020. He holds a B.Sc. in International Business from Maastricht University and M.Sc. in Operations Research from the London School of Economics. His studies focused on applying quantitative methods (simulation, game theory, modeling) to transportation and logistics problems. The focus of his thesis was on modeling distance constraints in vehicle routing. After graduation, Jan-Rasmus Künnen worked as a consultant with McKinsey & Company, specializing in supply chain and operations transformations. During his two years, he worked on projects across industries in Europe, South Africa and Canada. His research interests lie in mathematical modeling, transportation optimization and machine learning.
After completing his doctoral studies at WHU, he re-joined McKinsey & Company.