Wayne Ren

The Impact of Industry 4.0 Adoption on the Perceived Social Sustainability Performance of Supply Chains

Wayne Ren, PhD student in Management
Wayne Ren, PhD student in Management

Email: wayne.ren@vuw.ac.nz

Office: PhD space, Level 1, Rutherford House, Pipitea campus, Wellington 6011

Supervisors: Dr Vipul Jain & Dr Mohammad Saud Khan


After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature, Wayne embarked on a career journey in the Supply Chain and Logistics sector. He later pursued a Master’s Degree in the same field and gained valuable industrial experience through diverse roles. His academic and professional background has equipped him with a thorough understanding of the industry, inspiring him to conduct further research in this area.


B.A in English Language and Literature, Hohai University, China
M.Sc in Logistics Management, USCI University, Malaysia

Research interests

Industry 4.0; Artificial Intelligence; Smart Supply Chain; Supply Chain Resilience; Supply Chain Sustainability; Industry 5.0; Digital Innovation; Digital Transformation.