Dr. Mariah JeffreyMariah Jeffery, Ph.D.

Professor

Dr. Mariah Jeffery holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Practitioner. She has extensive industry experience, consulting on supply chain management and data analytics for Fortune 500 clients, including IBM, Coca-Cola, General Motors, and the United States Postal Service. Dr. Jeffery has expertise in decision analysis, inventory management, predictive analytics, supply chain management and design, logistics, data analytics, operational research and forecasting, statistical process control and research methods & design.

Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Operations Research – University of Central Florida – Orlando, Florida
  • Master of Science (MS) in Industrial Engineering – University of Central Florida – Orlando, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Industrial Engineering – University of Central Florida – Orlando, Florida
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Practitioner
  • Consulting on supply chain management and data analytics for Fortune 500 clients, including IBM, Coca-Cola, General Motors, and the United States Postal Service.

Barbara Son, Ph.D.Barbara Son, Ph.D.

Professor

Holding a Ph.D. in Urban Business Economics from Portland State University, and a Masters in Urban Affairs with a concentration in Technology, Business, Economics, and Public Administration from Boston University, Dr. Barbara Son is well-experienced in the field of online education and has taught global management at Boeing in Long Beach, DBA at University of Sarasota/Argosy University, MBA at Pepperdine University, operations management at California State University, Northridge, and entrepreneurship and economics at California State University, Los Angeles, as well as served as a site reviewer for the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary and Vocational Education. Professor Barbara Son has taught online courses in Data Analysis, IT Management, Global Economics, and Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Anaheim University. Her corporate experience includes positions at Pressure Profile Systems, Inc, Medical Tactile Imaging, Inc., and Go Smart, Inc. providing services to the U.S. Army, National Institute of Health (NIH), Johnson and Johnson Corporation, and university research labs., as well as serving as Vice-President/Co-Founder of the International Association Management Group. She has also been active in scholarly research and has published papers through highly regarded publishers including SAGE and SPRINGER. She is the recipient of the Professor of the Year Award in 2005. She likes to remind herself of the Ralph Waldo Emerson quote, “What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us.”

John Wang, Ph.D.John Wang, Ph.D.

Professor

Dr. John Wang received a scholarship award to completed his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Temple University in 1990, after earning his M.S. in Systems Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology. In addition to serving as a professor in the Anaheim University Akio Morita School of Business, Dr. John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at Montclair State University. Dr. Wang received his tenure in 1997 and was promoted to full professor in 2000. Professor Wang has published over 100 refereed papers and six books. He has served as session chairman and track chair 17 times on the most prestigious international and national conferences. He has also developed several computer software programs based on his research findings. He is on the editorial board of the International Journal of Cases on Electronic Commerce and has been a guest editor and referee for Operations Research, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, and many other highly prestigious journals. His long-term research goal is on the synergy of Operations Research, Data Mining and Cybernetics.