Felix Papier is an assistant professor in the Operations Management Department at ESSEC Business School (France). His research focuses on collaborative forecasting throughout supply chains, energy-efficient operations, and vehicle fleet planning. He teaches supply chain management, purchasing management, and operations strategy at the undergraduate and graduate levels in addition to PhD and Executive Education responsibilities. Prior to joining the ESSEC faculty, Papier was a senior management consultant for McKinsey & Company and a supply chain consultant and project manager for Thonemann GmbH (Germany). He holds a PhD in operations research from the University of Cologne and a Master of Science in Information Systems from the University of Muenster (Germany).