Dr. Umer Mukhtar earned his Ph.D. in Management with focus on Supply Chain Management, Service Management & Marketing, and Knowledge Management, from School of Business and Economics, University of Management and Technology, Pakistan. Earlier he got his M.S. in Quality Management and BBA (IT) Hons in Marketing. He has vast teaching, research, and entrepreneurial, corporate consultancy experience. He has also served in the management positions of GIFT University. Right now, he is founding Director of Industry Linkages and Development, GIFT Business School. Moreover, his research work has been published and presented in internationally recognized conferences (ANZMAC, Australia, OSCM forum, Thailand, Vietnam) and journals, such as Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal, Journal of Knowledge Management, VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems.
His experience also includes launching of degree programs and courses in the field of Business Studies and Management Sciences. He has conducted numerous national and international workshops currently teaching MS, MBA and BBA level courses. Dr. Umer also supervises dissertations and currently a number of students are working on their theses under his supervision. His experience also includes working with multinational and national companies on different projects in the areas of Marketing and Supply Chain Management.