Laura Wagner is an assistant professor in Operations Management. She obtained her Bachelor and Master in Mechanical Engineering and Economics (Dipl.Ing) at the Technical University Graz in Austria, received an MBA from the University of Sankt Gallen in Switzerland and a PhD from MIT-Zaragoza Logistics Center in Spain. As a doctoral student, she spent time at MIT and the University of Pompeu Fabra, and also spent a year as a post-doctoral researcher at IESE-Business School. Her research interests cover Inventory Management, Assortment Planning and consumer choice models, amongst others. Prior to her PhD, she gained business and management experience in several industries, ranging from logistics consulting and product management to test and program management at leading companies including Bosch Rexroth, Protema Logistics Consulting and ThyssenKrupp Presta AG.