Prashant Yadav is a globally recognized researcher, educator and policy advisor in the area of healthcare supply chains. He serves on the advisory boards of many private companies and global agencies including large multilateral, bilateral and private philanthropic organizations. He advises global leaders, policy makers and developing country governments on the role of supply chains in emerging market health and development programs. He also advises pharmaceutical companies on their supply chain strategies in Africa and other frontier markets. He is the author of many peer reviewed scientific publications and his work has been featured in prominent print and broadcast media including The Economist, The Financial Times, Nature and BBC. Yadav has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and School of Public Health. He is also a visiting scholar at INSEAD. Previously, Yadav was professor of Supply Chain management at the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics Program and a Research Affiliate at the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. Yadav obtained his Bachelors degree in Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, MBA from the FORE School of Management, and PhD from the Manderson School of Business at the University of Alabama.