Matthew J. Liberatore is the John F. Connelly Chair in Management and Director of the Center for Business Analytics at the Villanova School of Business (VSB), Villanova University. He previously served VSB as the Associate Dean and chair of the Department of Management. Prior to joining Villanova, Dr. Liberatore taught at Temple University, and held management positions in operations analysis, information systems, and R&D planning at FMC Corporation. Dr. Liberatore has published extensively in the fields of supply chain management, operations research, information systems, project management, R&D management, and health care decision making. Dr. Liberatore received his BA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees in Operations Research from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.