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MIS Distinguished Speaker Series: Arun Rai

Friday, September 15, 2017

MIS Distinguished Speaker Series

Speaker:  Arun Rai

Dr. Rai is Regents’ Professor of the University System of Georgia and holds the Robinson and Harkins Chairs at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business (RCB).  He is the Editor-in-Chief of MIS Quarterly, a Fellow of the Association for Information Systems, and a Distinguished Fellow of the INFORMS Information Systems Society.  His research has examined how organizations can leverage information technologies in their strategies, relationships, and processes, and how digital innovations can address business and societal problems.  A Co-Founder of RCB’s Center for Process Innovation, which leverages industry-university partnerships for research, he has collaborated with corporations and government agencies in the United States, Asia, and Europe.  His former Ph.D. students hold leadership positions at universities, major journals, and professional organizations.  He serves on the Board of Directors of Apollo Indraprastha Hospital (one of the largest hospitals in India) and Apollo Health and Life Style Limited (an innovative health retail service provider).

Topic:  Social Learning in Information Technology Investment: The Role of Board Interlocks

Friday, September 22, 2017
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Krannert Center, Room 108