Jeff Kavanaugh is a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he teaches courses on developing customer and product insights and innovation. He is also a senior partner with Infosys Consulting in its Manufacturing Consulting business. Jeff has over 25 years of manufacturing, academic, and consulting experience, including work with many manufacturing and high-tech firms. His current research interests are in connected devices and future-proof skills development. Beyond his client and teaching responsibilities, Jeff also serves on the board of the Institute of Business Analytics at Indiana University and the Marketing Analytics Advisory Board at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from the University of North Texas. He is a regular contributor to industry publications and conferences.