Ohio State University
Joseph Fiksel is the Executive Director of the Sustainable and Resilient Economy program at The Ohio State University, and a research faculty member in the Integrated Systems Engineering Department. Dr. Joseph Fiksel coordinates the university’s collaboration with leading global companies, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations to develop new methods and tools for improving the sustainability and resilience of enterprises and supply chains. Prior to his current position, he served as the Special Assistant for Sustainability at the U.S. EPA, helping to incorporate sustainability and systems thinking into the agency’s research and development programs. Joseph holds a bachelor’s degree from M.I.T., a doctorate in Operations Research from Stanford University, and an advanced degree in applied mathematics from La Sorbonne.