Sam Savage

Sam Savage PhotoSam Savage is Consulting Professor in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford Univeristy. He has also been a visiting professor at Northwestern University's Kellogg School and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey. He spent a year at General Motors Research Laboratory, and was a management science faculty at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. There he discovered that an Algebraic Curtain separated the bulk of his management students from management science. In 1985, Savage led the development of a software package called What'sBest!® that coupled linear programming to Lotus 1-2-3. Savage has worked ever since to bring analytical tools to managers in an algebra-free environment.