Tinglong Dai is a professor at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, specializing in operations management and business analytics. He holds a joint faculty appointment at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. He is also on the leadership team of the Hopkins Business of Health Initiative and on the executive committee of the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science.

As an internationally renowned expert in healthcare analytics, Dr. Dai has been quoted hundreds of times in the media, including Associated Press, Bloomberg, CNN, Fortune, New York Times, NPR, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, and has appeared in national and international TV such as CNBC, PBS NewsHour, and Sky News.

In 2021, Dr. Dai was named as one of the World's Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors by Poets & Quants. His research has been published in leading academic journals, including Management Science, M&SOM, Marketing Science, and Operations Research; and he has won numerous best paper awards. He earned his PhD in Operations Management and Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University.