Dr. Lima Zhao was an Associate Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Global SCALE Network, and a Research Affiliate at MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics in Ningbo, China. He holds a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management from WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management, where he has been an Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Finance and a Visiting Scholar at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
His primary research topics focus on operations-finance interface, supply chain finance, digital transformation, working capital management, and risk management. He has published a Springer book entitiled Supply Chain Finance: Integrating Operations and Finance in Global Supply Chains. His research has been published in the CFO Magazine and in top academic journals including Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, and Omega: The International Journal of Management Science.#