Dr. Rajeev Namboothiri is a Senior Scientist of Operations Research at the General Electric Global Research Center, based out of Bangalore, India. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the H.Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech. He has also completed his post-doctoral fellowship from CIRRELT, Canada. Dr. Namboothiri has developed multiple innovative solutions based on Operations Research across GE’s industrial businesses, delivering impactful results improving the bottom-line of the Business. He is a finalist at the Euro Excellence in Practice Award for 2019 and was selected as a semifinalist at the Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in Operations Research Practice in 2017. Dr. Namboothiri has also received multiple Above & Beyond awards within GE for project leadership and operational execution. His work primarily focuses on Resource Scheduling, Supply Chain Optimization, and Vehicle Routing.