Julie Smith David is the CABIT Director and an Associate Professor specializing in accounting information systems. She has earned three degrees from Michigan State University. Her undergraduate degree was from the School of Hospitality Business, while both her MBA and her doctoral degrees are in accounting. She gained "real world" systems experience with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and as an MIS director for a paper distributor just outside Chicago. She shares this knowledge in the accounting information systems classes she teaches. Her current teaching responsibilities focus on a graduate course in Enterprise Systems in the Connected Economy. This course provides students with a framework to understand today's software market and a methodology to perform software selection.Her research interests parallel her teaching responsibilities as she studies enterprise applications, their design, and the impact they have on companies. Her work has been published in Management Science, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Information Systems, International Journal of Accounting Information Systems, and Strategic Finance. She has worked with co-authors to publish two research monographs, one for the Institute of Internal Auditors on data warehousing and the other for the Center for the Advancement of Purchasing Studies examining the relationship between organizational design, strategy and firm performance. Her dissertation was awarded the Information Systems/Management Advisory Services Section of the American Accounting Association's Outstanding Dissertation Award in 1996. She enjoys Arizona with her husband, Scott, and their dog, Rocky.
Haluk Demirkan is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Haluk's main research interests and expertise are in information logistics, business engineering and IT outsourcing. His current research interests focus on theory advancement and design sciences for the Proactive Services-Oriented Enterprise/Computing with agile architectures that enable rapid configuration of collaborative inter- and intra-organizational information and knowledge flows. He is collaborating with faculty colleagues from business, computer science, industrial engineering and other disciplines to explore this emerging area of services science. His field work in the area has involved Phoenix metropolitan area firms including American Express and Intel. His contributions to those efforts have been influenced by his significant industry experience in information logistics. That work has resulted in what has come to be known as the "ASU Services Ecosystem," a prototype ontology-structured environment and the "DISCO!" process model for managing and orchestrating business services, business workflows, and workflow choreographies on virtualized resources. The ecosystem is a natural extension of his research in supply chain architecture, and enterprise service models with business processes, applications and infrastructures. For more information http://www.public.asu.edu/~hdemirka/
Kevin Dooley is a Professor of Supply Chain Management in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Dooley is a world-known expert in the application of complexity science to organizations. He has published over 100 research articles and co-authored an award winning book, "Organizational Change and Innovation Processes". He is on several journal editorial boards, including Journal of Operations Management and Decision Sciences Journal. He has co-authored two patents concerning Centering Resonance Analysis, a novel form of network text analysis, and is Chief Operating Officer of Crawdad Technologies, LLC. Crawdad provides text mining software and services for applications in marketing, investment banking, and intelligence. Dr. Dooley holds affiliate appointments with the School of Health Administration and Policy, the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, and the Department of Industrial Engineering. He has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, and a BSIE and MSIE from the University of Illinois. Dr. Dooley has held numerous academic leadership positions, including: Director of the Industrial Engineering at University of Minnesota: Co-Director of the ASU Software Factory, a research and service center devoted to supporting the software development activities of ASU research projects; and Director of the W. P. Carey Technology MBA. He has served as President, and is currently a Trustee of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences. His is also active in Academy of Management, Decision Sciences Institute, and INFORMS. He has consulted with over 100 companies in the areas of quality, organizational change, and innovation, including Intel, Motorola, Raytheon, Honeywell, 3M, Citibank, and Ford.For more informationhttp://www.public.asu.edu/~kdooley/
Ron Freeze, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor. He received his Bachelor's of Electrical Engineering from General Motors Institute in Flint , MI . He worked for over 10 years in the automotive assembly industry and was responsible for numerous startup operations at both Diamond-Star Motors (Chrysler-Mistsubishi joint venture) and Ford Motor Company ( Claycomo , Kansas City). Ron's main area of interest has always resided with the communication of information through technology and the realized increase of business value due to that process. Ron Completed his MBA in MIS at the University of Missouri-Kansas City in December of 2001. Ron enjoys racquetball, biking and hiking.
Michael Goul's research interests and expertise are in the area of Business Intelligence (BI). His recent emphasis in this area has been in Master Data Management (MDM). MDM investments are becoming increasingly important given the impending convergence of business process management, service oriented architecture and active data warehousing. MDM’s emerging role is to ensure the semantic relevance of information for various end-user stakeholders - be they automated processes, services or service compositions - or even strategic and operational decision making personnel. There is a great deal of overlap in Dr. Goul’s research with initiatives directed to service science, semantic web and computing resource virtualization. He collaborates with faculty colleagues from business, computer science, industrial engineering and other disciplines, and his action research in the area has involved firms including American Express and Intel. He has also been involved in action research on MDM at Teradata, and he has worked in the Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) area of BI with Hyperion which is now part of Oracle. Michael’s EPM research has also involved him in public policy areas. He was selected as one of two 2006 Distinguished University Fellows in the nation by the Advisory Committee of the newest Presidential School: the Clinton School of Public Service. He spent a semester in residence at the School where he worked with colleagues in public policy, administration, law and economic development. His recent work in that area focuses on EPM strategies for leading inter-organizational/agency collaborative planning, designing and delivery of self-service technologies.
Govind Iyer earned his Bachelor of Science in Statistics Degree from Bombay University (India), Master of Taxation from Georgia State University, and Ph. D. in accounting from Georgia State University. He is a chartered accountant and a CPA. His primary research interests include the areas of auditing, information systems, and taxation. Govind's research has been published in the Journal of the American Taxation Association, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, Advances in Accounting, Accounting Horizons, and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy. Govind is married to Jayashree, a practicing dentist. They have two wonderful boys (Srivatsan and Mahadevan) and two adorable dogs (Venkataraman and Pattabhiraman). Govind is a voracious reader, enjoys books on a variety of topics including religion, politics, and history. His other interests include listening to Indian classical and film music, traveling, and sports.
Megan Jehn is a faculty member in the Department of Health Management and Policy in the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Dr. Jehn is also a core member of the Center for Health Information Research, the research arm of the School of Health Management and Policy. She aims to bridge her knowledge in traditional epidemiological research methods with current issues health management and policy. Dr. Jehn’s current research utilizes a unique community-based health data system to examine relationships among health insurance coverage, health conditions and the utilization of health care services, as risk factors for diabetes complications among more than 4.3 million Arizona residents. Dr. Jehn received her B.S. in Biology from Arizona State University, and her M.H.S and Ph.D. in Clinical Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Before coming to Arizona State University, Megan worked as a project coordinator for the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Uday Kulkarni, PhD, (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 1989) is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Arizona State University. He has taught several courses including Intelligent Decision Systems Object-Oriented Modeling and Programming, Database Systems, Client/Server and Network Systems, e-Business, in the graduate and undergraduate curricula at Arizona State University. He has consulted on eBusiness strategy and technology for a variety of companies in the IT infrastructure and healthcare industries. During 2000-2001, Professor Kulkarni served as the Vice President of Research and Development of a start-up firm, leading its technology development. Professor Kulkarni has been recognized for his excellence in teaching on numerous occasions - as a recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching award of the W. P. Carey School of Business (1996), Best Teacher Award in the MBA Information Management track (1997), and the Outstanding Teacher Award in Information System area (1995, 1999). The 2000 Business Week rankings listed his Day MBA e-Commerce course as one of the best electives in the MBA program. Professor Kulkarni received his bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay and his M.B.A. degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Since his Ph.D., Professor Kulkarni's research has focused on decision-making support using data and knowledge based systems, application of knowledge based systems, and AI techniques to various eBusiness and manufacturing processes. Currently, he is investigating the area of knowledge management, including assessment of knowledge management capability of organizations with a grant from Intel Corporation. His publications, have appeared in leading IEEE and MIS journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of MIS, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operations Research.
Dmitri Roussinov is an assistant professor of information management. He received his Ph.D. in MIS from University of Arizona and has a prior MA degree in Economics from Indiana University, and a diploma with honors in Computer Science from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia. Prior to joining ASU, Dr. Roussinov served two years on the faculty at Syracuse University, School of Information Studies. His research interests include applications of Artificial Intelligence to Knowledge Management, Group Decisions Support Systems, and Electronic Commerce. Dr. Roussinov has published and presented in Decision Support Systems, Communication and Cognition -- Artificial Intelligence, Information Processing and Management, Annual Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences, INFORMS and other international journals and conferences. At ASU, he teaches CIS420, Business Database Concepts.
Raghu Santanam received his B.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Mysore, M.S. in Industrial Management from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, and M.S. in Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo. Prior to joining ASU, he was a Mark Woodburn fellow at SUNY Buffalo, where he received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems. His research interests are in Business Process Change, Electronic Commerce, Collaborative Decision Making and Information Economics. He has also worked as a systems consultant at leading international IT consulting firms. His publications have appeared in refereed international journals such as Information Systems Research, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Knowledge and Process Management, Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems with Applications. A number of his papers have also appeared in the proceedings of refereed international conferences such as ICIS, AIS, and Informs. He has been recognized for teaching excellence by the Decision and Information Systems Club as the Outstanding Teacher in 1999-2000. He serves as an Associate Editor for Information Systems Research. Most recently, he guest edited a special issue of Decision Support Systems on "Cyberinfrastructure for Homeland Security: Advances in Information Sharing, Data Mining, and Collaboration Systems."
Benjamin Shao received his B.S. in Computer and Information Science and M.S. in Information Management from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, and his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research interests include information technology impacts, IS security, e-commerce adoption, distributed/parallel processing, and software project management. His research has appeared or is forthcoming in Communications of the ACM, The Computer Journal, Computers and Security, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, and the proceedings of AMCIS, HICSS and INFORMS conferences, among others. His work experience includes employing IT to reengineer business processes at a medical center and developing parallel algorithms in a research institute. In the W. P. Carey School, he teaches Networks and Distributed Systems and has been recognized for teaching excellence by the Decision and Information Systems Club as the Professor of the Year in 2003 and 2005. He is a member of AIS, ACM, INFORMS, and Beta Gamma Sigma.
Harvey Shrednick is currently Partnership Development Coordinator for ASU's Center for Advancing Business through Information Technology (CABIT), a position he has held since the Research Center's inception in 2002. He also teaches Emerging Technologies in the MBA program at the W.P. Carey School of Business. Harvey has been affiliated with ASU for the past 10 years. He earned his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the City College of New York and MBA in Industrial Management from Baruch College. Mr. Shrednick was appointed by the Governor to serve on Arizona's Information Technology Authorization Committee from 1996-2000. Also, Harvey was an Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice-appointee to the Committee on Public Access to Electronic Court Records from 2001-2002. At this time, he is facilitating the development of the information technology segment of a business plan that will result in an Integrated Network for the major Community Health Centers of Arizona in 2006. Prior to 1995, Harvey spent 33 years with three Fortune 500 companies, retiring from Corning Incorporated after 10 years as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He had been the Senior Director of Information Management Systems at Nabisco Brands for 4 years. Previously, he spent 19 years at the Clairol Division of Bristol-Myers Company in major leadership positions such as Director of Information Services and Director of Warehousing and Distribution.
Rajiv Sinha is an Associate Professor of Marketing at the W. P. Carey School of Business. His research has focused primarily on modeling the temporal diffusion of information technology products and services across organizations. His publications have addressed questions pertaining to the adoption of new technologies and their impact on profitability. He is the recipient of the Faculty Research Development Award for Outstanding Research, the 1998 and 1999 Outstanding Teacher Award (W. P. Carey MBA Strategic Marketing specialization) and the 1998 Governor's Award for Excellence. The 1998 Business Week rankings of the major business schools ranked him as the Most Popular Professor in the W. P. Carey School of Business MBA program at Arizona State University. In January 2000 he was awarded the Fulbright-FLAD Distinguished Chair in New Product Development. Professor Sinha has consulted on new service and product development issues for a variety of companies such as Allied Signal, American Express, Apple Computers, AT&T, MasterCard and Raytheon. He teaches graduate courses and Executive Education programs in New Product Development, Marketing Principles and Internet Marketing. He has been a Visiting Professor at Northwestern University (Kellogg Graduate School of Management), University of Warwick (U.K.), University of Canterbury (New Zealand), Ecole Superieure De Commerce- Toulouse (France), Universidade Catolica Portuguesa (Lisbon, Portgual), and the University of St. Cyril and Methodius (Macedonia) where he has pursued his research and teaching interests in the area of technology diffusion and new product development.
Robert St. Louis is a Professor in the Information Systems Department at the W. P. Carey School of Business. He received his AB degree from Rockhurst College, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees from Purdue University. He began teaching at ASU in 1969, but spent the period from 1976 through 1981 working full time as a researcher for state and federal agencies. Dr. St. Louis currently is teaching classes on intelligent decision systems, and conducting research in the areas of data driven forecasts and decision support systems for forecasting. He has published articles in a variety of journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Decision Support Systems, the Journal of Econometrics, Communications in Statistics, and Communications of the ACM. He also conducts seminars for the US Department of Labor on data driven forecasts, and consults with state and federal agencies on database management and forecasting systems.
Ajay Vinze is a Professor of Information Systems. He received his Ph.D. in MIS from the University of Arizona, Tucson in 1988. Prior to joining ASU, he served on the MIS faculty at Texas A&M University for ten years. His research interests include business applications of artificial intelligence technology (blackboard systems, planning systems, case-based systems, expert systems) and the study of computer supported collaborative work (related to group polarization and the group decision making process). His publications have appeared in leading MIS journals like Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, and International Journal of Human Computer Studies. He has been the Guest Editor for Special Issues of Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, and International Journal of Human Computer Studies. Before joining the academic environment, he was a MIS consultant based in Manila, Philippines. He is a member of the Association of Information Systems and IEEE Computer society. He also serves as the Vice Chair of INFORMS - College on Information Systems. Professor Vinze enjoys hiking and racquetball. He and his wife, Amita, enjoy various outdoor activities with their daughter Anika, and son Arjun.