Debabroto (Dave) Chatterjee

Associate Professor

304 Brooks Hall
310 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-583-8108
Email Address


Dr. Debabroto "Dave" Chatterjee is tenured Associate Professor, in the MIS department, at the Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia (UGA). He also serves as the Chairman of the University's Program Assessment and Review Committee, University's Student Learning Outcome Executive Committee, and Faculty Concerns Committee. He has served on the Provost's Academic Program Review Committee and the University's Enterprise IT Assessment and Advisory Committee. He also served as the Chairman of the Terry College MBA Committee from 2013-2015 and as the Chairman of the Society for Information Management (SIM) Atlanta from 2008-2015. SIM is a premier non-profit knowledge sharing and networking community of senior IT executives, prominent academics, and other thought leaders

Dr. Chatterjee's scholarly interest and expertise lies in the various facets of enterprise information technology (IT) governance and leadership – from technology sense-making to implementation and change management, data governance, internal controls, information security, and performance measurement. His work has been cited over a thousand times and published in prestigious journals such as The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, and California Management Review and sponsored by industry. In addition to scholarly writing, he actively engages with practice through consultations and advisory services, authoring white papers and moderating CXO panel discussions.

A leading IT educator, Dr. Chatterjee has taught at all levels – undergraduate, professional and executive MBA programs, and Ph.D. He has extensive experience teaching in top executive programs such as the Terry College Professional and Executive MBA programs and UNC Chapel Hill's Global OneMBA program. He developed and taught the IS course in UNC Chapel Hill’s Masters of Accounting program for many years. In addition to teaching content, he focuses on the development of an "innovative, growth and ethical" mindset. Numerous accolades and honors have come his way, such as the Outstanding Executive MBA Professor of the Year and the UGA Outstanding Teaching Faculty Honoree. The UGA Career Center has recognized his significant contributions to the development and success of Management Information Systems (MIS) undergraduates.

He is passionate about the development of the youth and is actively engaged in STEM and other types of initiatives. He offers professional development workshops on weekends to high school students on topics ranging from "Making the Most of Your Collegiate Experience to Realizing Your Full Potential, Digitization Trends and Implications, and Safe and Responsible Use of Technology.

An avid sports enthusiast, Dr. Chatterjee enjoys playing a variety of racquet sports – tennis, table tennis, badminton, racquetball, and squash.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
  • Management Information Systems
Florida State University
  • Business/MIS
East Carolina University
  • Accountancy
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Business
University of Calcutta

Research Interests

  • IT-driven organizational identity change
  • IT strategy
  • Cyberinfrastructure
  • Organizational value of social media
  • Leveraging the strategic potential of information technologies
  • Measuring and communicating the business value of IT

Areas of Expertise

  • IS implementation and Change Management
  • Leveraging the strategic potential of information technologies
  • Measuring and communicating the business value of IT
  • Reducing the disconnect between technical and business people in organizations.
  • Transformation of the Enterprise through e-Business


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Scholarship of Engagement Grant
Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
Outstanding Executive MBA Professor of the Year
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award
The University of Georgia
Reviewer of the Year
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
Outstanding Service Award
Student Career Center
Terry Sanford Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
Leadership Research Consortium Grant
Institute of Leadership Advancement, Terry College of Business,
MIS Teacher of the Year Award
Alpha Kappa Psi, The University of Georgia
Advanced Practices Council Research Grant
Advanced Practices Council of SIM
Boeing Faculty Fellow Award
The Boeing Company
University Dissertation Grant
Florida State University
University Fellowship
Florida State University
Teaching Excellence Award
Florida State University
University Teaching Associate
Florida State University
Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honor Society)
East Carolina University
Alpha Iota Delta (Decision Sciences Honor Society)
East Craolina University
Outstanding MBA Student Award
East Carolina University

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Editorial Board Member
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
2005 - present
Editorial Board Member
Journal of the Association for Information Systems
2006 - 2009


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Terry College MBA Committee
Terry College MBA Committee 2006 - present University
Society for Information Management, Atlanta Chapter
Society for Information Management, Atlanta Chapter 2008 - present Professional
Terry College MBA Committee
Member 2006 - present University
Society for Information Management, Atlanta Chapter
Chairman 2008 - present Professional

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

  • Segars, A.H., and Chatterjee, D. 2010. Diets That Don't Work: Where Enterprise Resource Planning Goes Wrong. The Wall Street Journal.
  • Chatterjee, D. Segars, A.H., and Watson, R.W. 2006. Realizing the Promise of E-Business: Developing and Leveraging Electronic Partnership Options. California Management Review.
  • Chatterjee, D., Grewal, R., and Sambamurthy, V. 2002. Shaping up for E-commerce: Institutional Enablers of the Organizational Assimilation of Web Technologies. Mis Quarterly, ((26:2)):65-89.
  • Chatterjee, D., Pacini, C., and Sambamurthy, V. 2002. The Shareholder Wealth and Trading Volume Effect of IT Infrastructure Investments. Journal Of Management Information Systems, ((19:2)):7-43.
  • Looney, C., and Chatterjee, D. 2002. Web Enabled Transformation of the Brokerage Industry: Analysis of Emerging Business Models. Communications Of The Acm, ((45:8)):75-81.
  • Chatterjee, D., Richardson, V., and Zmud, R.W. 2001. Examining the Shareholder Wealth Effects of New CIO Position Announcements. Mis Quarterly, ((25:1)):43-70.