Dr. Gang Yu, Co-Founder and Chairman, The Store Corporation

Dr. Gang Yu Co-Founder and Chairman The Store Corporation
Dr. Gang Yu Co-Founder and Chairman The Store Corporation

Dr. Gang Yu
Co-Founder and Chairman 

The Store Corporation

Key Ideas

  1. Industrial and systems engineers are in great demand as they possess the skills to work on the real-world problems by cooperating with people from industries.
  2. Engineers are good at defining problems and figuring out the best solutions, which are practical and operational.
  3. Engineers with analytical skills, having a keen sense of application in practice and a clear goal of improving the real-world problems are in great demand.

Profile of Dr. Gang Yu

Dr. Gang Yu is the co-founder and Chairman of The Store Corporation.  Prior to his current position, he served as Vice President, Worldwide Procurement at Dell Inc. managing Dell’s over $18 billion procurement in Asia Pacific.  He was also appointed as Vice President of Worldwide Supply Chain Operations at Amazon.com.   He was the founder and former Chairman/CEO of CALEB Technologies Corporation (now a subsidiary of Accenture).

He has been the Jack G. Taylor Professor of Business at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin for fifteen years and published over 80 journal articles, three patents and four books.  He won the 2002 Franz Edelman Management Science Achievement Award from INFORMS and the 2003 Outstanding IIE Publication Award from the  Institute of Industrial Engineers, in addition to many other awards.

He received his MS from Cornell University and his PhD from the Wharton School of  Business, University of Pennsylvania.