Kostas Bimpikis

Associate Professor of Operations, Information & Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Business


  • Stanford Graduate School of Business



Stanford Graduate School of Business

Research Statement

Professor Bimpikis' research agenda lies in the interface of operations, economics and information technology. Much of his current research is focused on studying the economics of complex social networks and identifying the implications for individuals and businesses. Moreover, he is interested in issues arising in the operations of Internet-based markets.


Kostas Bimpikis is an Associate Professor of Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Prior to joining Stanford, he spent a year as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Microsoft Research New England Lab. Professor Bimpikis has received a PhD in Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2010, an MS in Computer Science from the University of California, San Diego and a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

Awards and Honors

  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, Stanford GSB, 2013-2016


Degree Courses


OIT 245: Optimization and Simulation Modeling

This course provides basic skills in quantitative modeling. The objective is to familiarize students with the main steps in an analytical approach to business decision making: constructing an abstract model for a relevant business problem,...

Insights by Stanford Business

writtenKostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

May 2, 2014

How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.

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