Michael G Hasler
Phone: +1 512 232 8192, +1 512 587 1422
Michael Hasler is currently the Program Director of the M.S. in Business Analytics program at McCombs where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses. Previously he served as Associate Academic Director for the Supply Chain Management Center of Excellence where he continues to serve as a fellow. The bulk of his professional experience was in the auto industry in Supply Chain and Operations, and he moved to high technology in the semiconductor equipment industry with Applied Materials in Austin. While at Applied he helped launch their Supply Chain Management activity, led operations for a $1 billion division, and was the Head of Global Materials Operations. As one of the operations executives at Applied, he was chosen to help create and lead Applied Materials' Leadership Development program. With his bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute (now Kettering University), Mike spent over twenty years in the auto industry working for different companies including General Motors and Nissan; as well as owning a company that was part of the auto, defense, and engineering industries. During this time, he attended the University of Virginia as a GM Fellow, where he obtained a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering.