Charles Fine is the Chrysler Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management, a Professor of Operations Management and Engineering Systems, and the Co-Director of the International Motor Vehicle Program at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
Fine teaches and consults widely with such clients as 3M, Accenture, BellSouth, Chrysler, Ingelheim, Delphi Automotive, Deutsche Bank Alex Brown, Embraer, Fluor, GE, GM, HP, Intel, Kodak, Lucent, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Nokia, Oracle, Polaroid, Rolls-Royce, Sematech, Teradyne, Toyota, Unilever, Volkswagen, Volvo, and Walsin Lihwa. He also serves on the board of directors for Greenfuel Technologies Corporation, a biotechnology company that he co-founded, which focuses on renewable energy. Fine also serves as co-director of an executive education program, Driving Strategic Innovation, which is a joint venture between MIT Sloan and IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
His work on quality management, exible manufacturing, supply chain management, and operations strategy has appeared in a variety of publications. Fine holds an AB in mathematics and management science from Duke University as well as an MS in operations research and a PhD in business administration from Stanford University.