Conference Chairs

Deepa Mani, Associate Professor, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India
Professor Deepa is a faculty in the Information Systems area, and Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business. She is also the Executive Director of the Srini Raju Center for Technology and the Networked Economy at ISB. Deepa’s research interests are at the intersection of technology, organisation, and society. She is interested in studying the organization of IT and IT-enabled business functions in firms, and assessment of the business value of a broad class of IT decisions and interventions. Her research articles have been published in leading academic journals and extensively featured in refereed conference proceedings, edited book chapters, and popular media outlets. Deepa works closely with industry to drive innovation and strategies for the digital economy. She also works closely with the central and state governments to explore the impact of technology interventions in areas such as education, healthcare and urbanization.
Deepa serves as an Associate Editor for Management Science and Information Systems Research. Deepa completed her undergraduate education from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University and her graduate education from Carnegie Mellon University. She received her doctorate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Anandhi Bharadwaj, Professor, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Professor Anandhi joined the Goizueta Business School in 1995 from Texas A&M University where she received her Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems with a minor in Computer Science. She also holds an M.B.A and a B.S. degree in Mathematics. Before pursuing her doctoral studies, Anandhi worked as an information systems consultant at NIIT, a world-wide IT consulting firm and was responsible for IT systems development and executive training for clients world-wide.
Anandhi currently serves as the Department Editor for the IS track in Management Science and is a Senior Editor for Information Systems Research she has also served as an Associate Editor of MIS Quarterly (2002-2004) and the Journal of AIS. Her research has been published in journals such as Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Production and Operations Management, and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management.
Professor Giri Kumar Tayi, School of Business, The University at Albany, New York
Professor Giri  is a Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the State University of New York at Albany. He obtained his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University and his research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary and span the fields of Information Systems, Operations Management and Operations Research. His current research streams include E-Commerce and Omni-Channel Retailing, Information Sharing in Supply Chains, Economics of Information Systems (Information Security, Pricing of Information Goods), Modeling of Online Communities (Creative Commons, Digital Copyright Policies), Geographically Distributed Software Development (Process Choice, Process Diversity, Software Quality), IS Project Outsourcing (Risk Management, Engagement Models), Operations Management and Digital Processes, Modeling of Supply Chains (Reverse Logistics, Product Recovery and Return Architectures).


He has published nearly 60 refereed journal articles, has over 60 conference proceedings/ presentations, has served on about 20 research panels organized by NSF, at academic conferences (such as ICIS, INFORMS, IEEE, CSWIM, ICIQ, PACIS) and several book chapters covering the above three fields. He serves or has served on the Editorial Boards of academic journals such as Information Systems Research (AE and SE), IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Computing Now, Decision Sciences Journal, ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Information Technology Management, Information Systems Frontiers, Information and Management, International Journal of Shipping and Transport Logistics.


He has Co-guest edited ten special issues for EJOR, Communications of the ACM, Information Technology Management, Information Systems Frontiers, Government Information Quarterly, and IEEE Computing covering topics such as Multistage Production-Inventory Systems, Data Quality, Data Analytics, Communication Networks, Mobile Computing, Information Integration. Open Innovation and Digital Government.