Jay Simon is an Associate Professor in the Kogod School of Business at American University. He was previously a faculty member at the Naval Postgraduate School. He received his B.S. in Mathematical & Computational Science (2003) and M.S. in Management Science & Engineering (2004) from Stanford University. He received his Ph.D. in Operations & Decision Technologies from the University of California, Irvine (2009). His research is in decision analysis. His main research focus is multi-attribute preference modeling, particularly involving outcomes which occur over time, space, or groups of people. His current & recent work includes preferences over geographical data, altruistic utility modeling, multi-attribute procurement, and self-sustaining supply chains. He is an Associate Editor of the journal Decision Analysis.