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Professor of Internet Systems, Indiana University

I hold the John T. Chambers Chair of Internet Systems in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. The chair was established in honor of John Chambers, the CEO of Cisco Systems, Inc., the leading developer of networking technology.

My research focuses on teams, designing technology for the subconscious, Neuro IS, and the Internet. I have written more than 100 research papers, and have won numerous awards for theoretical and applied research. I am Vice President of Conferences for the Association for Information Systems. I was named a Fellow of the AIS in 2012.

My teaching focuses on business analytics, research methods, and data communications and networking. I have written four books, two on data communications and networking, and two on systems analysis and design.

I have developed several software systems and technology start-ups over the years. My current focus is on using big data and analytics to help parents select baby names NameInsights.


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    Professor of Internet Systems, Indiana University