Graduate School of Management

Elizabeth Fifield

Visiting Lecturer, Operation Management
M.S Worcester Polytechnic Institute


Teaching Courses


Operations Management


Professional & Academic Experience


An operations and supply chain expert with over 14 years of experience in high tech and telecommunications.  Mrs. Fifield started her career with Teradyne Connection Systems (TCS) and worked there for 7 years, supporting major customers such as Cisco Systems and EMC. While at TCS, she also led training for Oracle for the production and inventory modules.

Mrs. Fifield continued her career, trying different industries (i.e. consumer goods) and then started working for Acme Packet in February 2007, which had recently IPO'd in October 2006. She was part of the initial supply chain team where she managed all relations with Acme Packet's contract manufacturers. She was responsible for offering innovative ways to continue to support the growth that was year over year in the double digits.