Qualifications: Ph.D Stanford University California, United States Management Science and Engineering Master’s Degree Stanford University California, United States Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research Bachelor’s Degree University of Iceland Reykjavík, Iceland Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


Kristin Fridgeirsdottir is an Adjunct Professor in the Management Science and Operations Department of the London Business School (LBS), where she teaches on degree programs and in executive education. Kristin holds a PhD from Stanford University. Her research focuses on pricing and revenue management applied to, e.g., retail and online advertising. Kristin has worked with multiple companies such as semiconductor firms, private equity firms, and web publishers. Kristin was the chairman of the board of a public retail company and is the vice chairman of the board of a public insurance company. Kristin is also a non-executive director at other privately-owned companies. Kristin has received several awards for her teaching at LBS.

Areas of Expertise


Research Interest

Statistical Methodology

R. Akella, K. Fridgeirsdottir and A. Skumanich. 2002. An Evolving Paradigm for Fab Revenue Optimization. Proceedings  ofSPIE  International  Symposium  on  Advanced  Microelectronic Manufacturing and Nanotechnologies. 

K.  Fridgeirsdottir and R. Akella. 1998.  Statistical Methodology for Yield Enhancement through Baseline Reduction: Part II, Optimal Sequencing. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing. 

K. Fridgeirsdottir, R. Akella, M. Li, P. McNally and S. Mittal. 1998. Statistical Methodology for Yield Enhancement via Baseline Reduction. Proceedings of the Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference. 

  • Management Science and Operations *Management Science and Operations 
  • Management Science and Operations 
  • Decision Making 
  • Data Analytics for Management 
  • Data Analytics for Management 
  • Business Statistics 


Featured in Frjáls Verslun (the main business magazine in Iceland) 

Most influential women in business 


Featured in Frettabladid (the most read newspaper in Iceland) 

Most influential women in business 


Featured in Vidskiptabladid (the main business newspaper in Iceland) 

Most influential women in business 


MBA 2010 Outstanding Core Course Teaching Awards 


London Business School 

Junior Faculty Teaching Award 

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