Debabroto 'Dave' (Dave) Chatterjee

Associate Professor

Office
C423 Benson Hall
630 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
Phone Numbers
Work 706-583-8108
Email Address

Biography

Dr. Dave Chatterjee is tenured Associate Professor, in the MIS department, at the Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia (UGA). An accomplished scholar and technology thought leader, Dr. Chatterjee’s interest and expertise lie in the various facets of technology management – 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 outlets such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, 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. 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 currently teaches Business Process Management and Information Systems Leadership at the undergraduate level and Information Technology and Strategy in the Professional MBA program. UGA Provost recognized his mentoring of undergraduate students under the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO) program.

Dr. Chatterjee has provided leadership and guidance to several important university and college governance committees. The Vice-Provost recognized his impactful work as Chairman of the UGA's Program Assessment and Review Committee. He has also served as member of the University's Executive Committee on Student Learning Outcomes Assessment, member of University’s Data Governance Committee, and Chair of the Terry College MBA Committee.

Dr. Chatterjee is also very active in the IS professional community and led the Society for Information Management (SIM), Atlanta Chapter for almost a decade. SIM is a premier non-profit knowledge sharing and networking community of senior IT executives, prominent academics, and other thought leaders.

He is passionate about the development of the youth and is actively engaged in STEM and other types of initiatives. Dr. Chatterjee has offered professional development workshops on weekends to K-12 students on topics ranging from "Making the Most of Your Collegiate Experience to Realizing Your Full Potential, and Safe and Responsible Use of Technology. He has also provided summer research project opportunities to high school students.

An avid sports enthusiast, Dr. Chatterjee enjoys playing a variety of racquet sports – tennis, table tennis, badminton, racquetball, and squash. He is married to Bineeta, a K-12 mathematics educator, and they are parents to Rhea, a sophomore majoring in computer science at Georgia Tech, and Victor, a junior at high school, who aspires to play high level tennis and pursue sports medicine.

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation Year
PhD
  • Management Information Systems
Florida State University
1997
MBA
  • Business/MIS
East Carolina University
1992
Chartere
  • Accountancy
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
1988
BS
  • Business
University of Calcutta
1985

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
  • Cyberinfrastructure

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Scholarship of Engagement Grant
Office of the Vice President for Public Service and Outreach
2009
Outstanding Executive MBA Professor of the Year
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2007
Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award
The University of Georgia
2007
Reviewer of the Year
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
2006
Outstanding Service Award
Student Career Center
2005
Terry Sanford Research Award
University of Georgia
Terry College of Business
2005
Leadership Research Consortium Grant
Institute of Leadership Advancement, Terry College of Business,
2004
MIS Teacher of the Year Award
Alpha Kappa Psi, The University of Georgia
2002
Advanced Practices Council Research Grant
Advanced Practices Council of SIM
2001
Boeing Faculty Fellow Award
The Boeing Company
1998
University Dissertation Grant
Florida State University
1997
University Fellowship
Florida State University
1996
Teaching Excellence Award
Florida State University
1996
University Teaching Associate
Florida State University
1996
Beta Gamma Sigma (National Honor Society)
East Carolina University
1992
Alpha Iota Delta (Decision Sciences Honor Society)
East Craolina University
1992
Outstanding MBA Student Award
East Carolina University
1991

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

Service

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.