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Navdeep S. Sodhi
Navdeep Sodhi has served, as pricing practitioner and as consultant, global companies in several industries: Airlines, Medical Devices , B2B Manufacturing, Electronics, Chemicals, Outsourced Services, and Building products for large and mid-sized companies. In his last corporate role, he was the VP of Pricing at Ceridian Corporation. He is the past recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Professional Pricing Pricing Society and has also received awards as an employee for his outstanding work in Pricing. He served as the VP of Pricing Thought Leadership on the Board of Business Marketing Association (BMA).
Navdeep teaches a seminar on pricing management at the University of St Thomas. He was previously on the Executive Education Strategic Pricing Faculty at the University of Minnesota. He has also given guest lectures to MBA and undergraduate classes at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a frequent speaker at pricing conferences (Professional Pricing Society, PRICEX, Marcus Evans), company meetings, and industry associations (PDMA, ASQ, Inventors’ Congress, CFO Group, Manufacturing Network, and others).
He has co-authored with Professor ManMohan Sodhi the book, Six Sigma Pricing: Improving Pricing Operations to Increase Profits which is based on the seminal article of the same name they had published earlier in the Harvard Business Review. Navdeep has published articles and contributed book chapters in reputed publications, such as, Oxford Handbook of Pricing (2012), Journal of Pricing, Quality Digest, Minnesota Business among others. Navdeep has an MBA in Marketing from Georgetown University.
ManMohan S. Sodhi
Professor ManMohan S. Sodhi heads the operations and supply chain group at Cass Business School in London. He also has a visiting position at the Indian School of Business (ISB) where he is Executive Director of the Munjal Global Manufacturing Institute.
Prior to joining Cass Business School in August 2002, Professor Sodhi was Vice President at a software company based in San Jose. Previously, he worked as Director for enterprise e-business strategy at Scient and, prior to that, as Manager in the Supply Chain Practice at Accenture. He has worked with clients in a variety of industries including consumer electronics, commodity and specialty chemicals, petroleum products distribution, hospitality industry procurement, and airlines.
He received his Ph.D. in management science from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA in 1994. Subsequently, he taught operations management at the University of Michigan Business School where his research in the trucking industry was funded by the Sloan Foundation. His research interests lie in supply chain management, in particular in supply chain risk.
He has published in numerous academic and managerial journals including Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Operations Management, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Interfaces, and Supply Chain Management Review. He is Editor of the Annual Edelman Awards issue of Interfaces and has been Chief Editor of INFORMS Online.