Gyula Vastag is currently a Distinguished Professor at Széchenyi University (Győr, Hungary) and he also serves as Senior Academic Advisor to the Rector of Ludovika - University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary). Between 2019 and 2021, he served as Vice-Rector for Research at Corvinus and later, till August 2022, as a Research Professor. Prior to re-joining his alma mater, he served as Director of the SzEEDSM PhD Program at Széchenyi University (Győr, Hungary). Born in Hungary, he earned PhD and Doctor of Sciences degrees from the predecessor of Corvinus University of Budapest, from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and finished habilitation at Corvinus University. Between 1989 and 2006, he worked in the United States on the faculties of the Kelley School of Business (Indiana University), The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management (Michigan State University), and The Kenan-Flagler Business School (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Between 2005 and 2007, he was Visiting Professor (part-time) at the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). He spent the 2000/2001 academic year in Stuttgart where he was Professor and Dean of Supply Chain Management Programs and held a visiting professorship afterwards.