Fortineau, Virginie

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1. Current Status, Position

Dr. Fortineau (PhD in Industrial Engineering and Information Systems) is head of the KHTEMA company.

2. Education

Virginie Fortineau is a former student of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) of Cachan, France, in mechanical engineering. She obtained her PhD in information systems in 2013 at Arts et Métiers Paristech School of engineering, where she started working on applications of operations management and Lean methods in the healthcare area, as a researcher, in collaboration with hospitals GH-HUPS, near Paris. She is, since September 2014, an independent consultant in operations management and has founded the KHTEMA consulting company.

3. Research Area

Dr. Fortineau is working on two research areas: operations excellence and information systems modeling. These two areas are strongly relied considering the fact that most of the information flow is stored in information systems. The research issue is then: how to get the best performance of operation systems, and how to make IT support the designed organization? The application fields are various: product development, logistics and healthcare.

4. Conflict of interest: none