Dr. Ravindra K. Ahuja is the founder of Optym and is an academician turned entrepreneur. He has contributed to the theory and applications of network optimization. Ahuja is a co-author of more than 100 research papers and book chapters in the areas of Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, and Computer Science. He is also a co-author of three textbooks and an Associate Editor of three journals: Operations Research, Transportation Science, and Networks.
Ahuja is a professor in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at the University of Florida, Gainesville, and is President & CEO of Optym, formerly known as Innovative Scheduling, Inc.