Spyros Lekkakos is Assistant Professor at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program, Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics, and visiting professor for the Luxembourg Supply Chain Management Program at the University of Luxembourg.
His research interests include the interface of operations and finance; inventory and supply chain management; and procurement. His teaching experience spans various topics, such as financial systems for SCM, inventory systems, procurement and contracting, and supply chain strategy. He also supervises several master level theses and participates in EU-funded research projects. Spyros has designed and delivered several executive coaching workshops to companies operating in different industries including Roche, Clariant, ExxonMobil, LC Waikiki, and Baltic Mill.
Spyros obtained his B.Sc. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Hellenic Air Force Academy (Athens, Greece), his MBA degree from the University of Piraeus (Piraeus, Greece), his S.M dual degree in Engineering and Management (SDM program) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, USA), and his PhD in Logistics and Supply Chain Management from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program (Zaragoza, Spain).
Before joining academia, Spyros was an officer in the Hellenic Air Force for 10+ years, where he attained the rank of Major, holding various positions in areas such as engineering, quality management, logistics, and contracting.