Guilherme Martins holds a doctorate in Business Administration in the area of Operations and Competitiveness Management from the School of Economics and Business Administration (EAESP) of the Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV). During his doctorate, he was a visiting scholar at W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
He joined Insper in 2009, where he is a Clinical Professor dedicated to the fields of Operations and Supply Chain Management for the manufacturing and services industries. He is also academic coordinator of the Effective Problem Solving program, which, by applying the PDCA methodology to real-world problems at partner companies, aims to promote the development of undergraduate students in the skills problem solving, teamwork, communication and critical thinking.
He began his career in the business logistics area of Itatiaia Moveis S/A and later worked at Siemens Ltda. developing projects to improve products and processes. He is a consultant to companies in the area of Operations Management, with a focus on diagnosing and redesigning processes. Projects with this approach were developed in the field of Logistics for charitable organizations involved in education and for major retail chains.
As a researcher, his studies work to show how the competitive advantages of companies are affected by the adoption, at varying levels, of operational and supply chain management practices.