Wharton Digital Press Logo

This website does not support versions of Internet Explorer below version 9. Please try updating your version of Internet Explorer or using another browser. Thank You.

Christian Terwiesch Headshot

Christian Terwiesch

Christian Terwiesch is the Andrew M. Heller Professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Professor in Wharton’s Operations and Information Management department, co-director of Penn’s Mack Institute for Innovation Management, and also holds a faculty appointment in Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine. His research on Operations Management and on Innovation Management appears in many of the leading academic journals ranging from Management Science to The New England Journal of Medicine. He is an award-winning teacher with extensive experience in MBA teaching and executive education.

Professor Terwiesch is the co-author of Matching Supply with Demand, a widely used textbook in Operations Management that is now in its third edition. Based on this book, Professor Terwiesch launched the first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in business on Coursera. By now, well over half a million students have enrolled in the course.

His book, Innovation Tournaments, was published by Harvard Business School Press.

Courses by the author

Coursera: Introduction to Operations Management

Coursera: Wharton Business Foundations Capstone

Wharton Executive Education


By the Author

Innovation Tournaments Cover Image