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As a Fellow of the Global Research Institute, Professor Greis’s research explores the role of new digital technologies in reshaping intraregional and interregional growth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).   New digital technologies and tools of data analytics and artificial intelligence are having a disruptive impact on the ASEAN region’s economy—and its workers.  Professor Greis’s research explores how these technologies are enabling organizations to rethink how they design, produce and deliver their products and services to their customers worldwide to drive positive social and economic outcomes—and strategies for closing the emerging skills gap needed to maximize its digital potential.

Professor Greis is currently research professor at Poole College of Management at North Carolina State University.  Prior to joining NC State, Dr. Greis was director of the Center for Digital Enterprise & Innovation at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise and Adjunct Professor of Operations at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, where she received the UNC-Tsinghua EMBA Award for Teaching Excellence.  Greis received her Ph.D., M.S.E. and M.A. degrees in engineering from Princeton University and her B.A. in mathematics from Brown University. Prof. Greis has received a number of awards for her work including Best Paper Award from the American Association of Artificial Intelligence, Distinguished Paper Award from the Decision Sciences Institute, a Citation of Excellence from ANBAR Management Intelligence, and a top award in the Production and Operations Management Society’s William Abernathy Management of Technology Competition.