Thor Runarsson is a first-year Masters Student in Management Science & Engineering. Prior to attending Columbia, Thor studied at the University of Iceland, majoring in Industrial Engineering with a minor focus on Computer Science. Thor has held various professional positions, including Marketing Director & Senior Data Analyst for Midi.is (Ticketmaster of Iceland). He was also highly active in extracurricular work at the University of Iceland, where he among other things was the CFO & Board Member of Iceland's largest student organization. As part of the Operations Consulting class taught by Professor Kachani, Thor currently works as a Part-Time Consultant for three companies, S&P Global Market Intelligence; Rent The Runway and Louis Vuitton. His current academic interests include Optimization, Business Analytics and Innovation Management. Outside the classroom, Thor likes to practice sports, read and travel.