He holds a B.E. from Malaviya National Institute of Technology, a management degree from the University of Bombay, and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. His research centers on issues related to data semantics, technology adoption, and data governance. He has published articles in journals such as IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, MIS Quarterly, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems Research, and Communications of the ACM. For his research with an undergraduate student, he was a recipient of 2011 Provost’s Award for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity.
He teaches predictive analytics/data mining and machine learning in the online and in-residence graduate programs. He has been a recipient of over a dozen teaching awards including Kelley’s MBA Teaching Excellence Award, IU Trustees’ Teaching Award, Kelley’s Innovative Teaching Award, Sauvain Teaching Award, and Outstanding MSIS Faculty Award. Previously, he has worked with Infosys Technologies and IBM Consulting Group.