Ivana Ljubic is a Professor at ESSEC Business School, where she is the academic director of the ESSEC & Mannheim EMBA program. She teaches Decision Analytics, Optimal Decision Making, Operations Research, and Supply Chain Management. She has been a professor or visiting scholar at the University of Vienna, the Robert H. Smith School of Business, TU Dortmund, TU Berlin, and Dauphine University. Ivana teaches and researches the role of Business Analytics in decision-making in the era of Big Data and AI. She obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the Vienna University of Technology, and a habilitation in Operations Research from the University of Vienna. Ivana has published more than 50 articles in leading scientific journals in operations research and management science.