Jarrod Goentzel, PhD
Research Lead, MIT Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation
Jarrod Goentzel is founder and director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab in the MIT Center for Transportation & Logistics, lecturer in the MIT Engineering Systems Division, and a research lead for the MIT Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation sponsored by USAID. His research focuses on meeting human needs in resource-constrained settings through better supply chain management, information systems and decision support technology. Dr. Goentzel works with humanitarian and international development organizations on several continents and has over 20 years of experience working with private sector supply chains. Dr. Goentzel has developed graduate-level courses in humanitarian logistics, international operations and supply chain finance.