Ton de Kok has been a full-time professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management from 1992-2020 at Eindhoven University of Technology. Since October 2020 he is director of the Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science in Amsterdam. He is academic director of the Tias MOS program and member of Tias Academic Council. Ton is still part-time employed for one day a week at TU/e. He has published over 100 papers in international scientific papers and is considered one of the world-leading experts on Supply Chain Optimization.