Jorge Colazo is an Associate Professor and Department Chair in Trinity's department of Finance and Decision Sciences. He also spearheaded the creation of Trinity's degree in Business Analytics and Technology and the minors in Data Science and Global Supply Chain Management.
Jorge is a Chemical Engineer and MBA and earned a Ph.D. in Operations Management at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, Canada. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Jorge worked in managerial positions in five countries and for companies such as Exxon, Toyota and Unilever, and he is a sought-after consultant on different aspects of Supply Chain Management and Analytics. His work experience includes Supply Chain Analytics, Lean systems and R&D.
Ph.D., Richard Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, Canada
M.B.A., IDEA Institute, Argentina
B. Eng., University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Colazo, J.A. 2015. “A Cognitive Load View and Empirical Test of Collaboration Network Structure vs. Learning Rates in New Software Development”. International Journal of Innovation Management 20 (1) 16500014-01 to 1650014-28.
Colazo, J. A. 2014. “Performance Implications of Stage-Wise Lead User Participation in Software Development Problem Solving”. Decision Support Systems 67 (November 2014) pp 100-108.
Colazo, J. A. 2013. “Structural Changes Associated with Temporal Dispersion: Evidence from Open Source Software Teams”. International Journal of Innovation Management 18 (5), pp 1450030-1 to 1450030-21.
Colazo, J. A. 2013. “The interplay among software volatility, complexity and development outcomes: evidence from open source software”. Forthcoming at International Journal of Information Technology and Management, Special Issue on Information Technology and Complexity Management (14) 2/3 pp 160-171.
Colazo, J. A.; Y. Fang. 2010. “Following the Sun: The Impact on Performance of Temporal Dispersion in Open Source Software Development Project Teams”. Journal of the Association for Information Systems 11 (Special Issue, November 2010) 684-707.
Social Network Analysis
Lean Process Improvement
Supply Chain Management
Honors & Awards
Best Paper Award, 2005 for “The Impact of Copyleft on Open Source Software Project Success”.
The Americas Conference on Information Systems, Omaha, NE. SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship (Canada, 2005). One of the very few non-Canadian residents to obtain this highly prestigious award with a CAD 35,000 stipend for research funding.