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Dave Chatterjee

Associate Professor

Dave Chatterjee, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business. As a  Duke University Visiting Scholar, Dr. Chatterjee has taught in the Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Program at the Pratt School of Engineering.

Dr. Chatterjee’s interest and expertise lie in the various facets of information technology management – from technology sense-making to implementation and change management, data governance, internal controls, information security, and performance measurement. His current focus is on cybersecurity and enterprise digitization. Dr. Chatterjee's work has been published in prestigious outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, California Management Review, Business Horizons, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of Management Information Systems. Dr. Chatterjee’s research has been sponsored by industry and cited over two thousand times. His highly endorsed book Cybersecurity Readiness: A Holistic and High-Performance Approach was published by SAGE Publishing in March 2021. He was honored with the Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (SCCISP) credential from the IoT Security Institute. 

Dr. Chatterjee is also the host of Cybersecurity Readiness Podcast Series. The purpose of the podcast series is to have a reflective, thought-provoking, and jargon-free discussion on how to enhance the level of cybersecurity readiness at an individual, organizational, and national level. The overall goal is to socialize the cybersecurity conversation and make it mainstream. The guests appearing on the different episodes are subject matter experts, business and technology leaders, educators, and members of user communities. The podcast series is now in its second year, has produced 34 episodes, with over 3300 downloads, and has listeners in 69 countries.

Dr. Chatterjee delivers talks worldwide, moderates CXO panel discussions, conducts corporate training and workshops, and webinars, and provides consulting and advisory services. He has appeared in radio and TV interviews and is often quoted by news media on major technology-related developments. He has served on the corporate and community leadership board of a prestigious cybersecurity network of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and also on a CISO SWAT team. He also serves as Senior Editor of the Journal for Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, a Taylor Francis research journal, with full oversight over cybersecurity research.

Dr. Chatterjee has taught with distinction 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 the University of North Carolina 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.

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  • Ph.D., Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA (Major: Management Information Systems; Minor: Strategic Management)
  • MBA, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA
  • Chartered Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accounts of India
  • Bachelor of Commerce, St. Xavier’s College, University Of Calcutta, India


  • CISSP Cert Prep
  • Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) CERT Prep
  • ACL Analytics Training and Certification
  • NetSuite ERP & Analytics Training and Certification
  • SAP ERP Training, Toronto, Canada
  • PWC University on IT and Controls, Princeton, New Jersey
  • Boeing Faculty Fellowship, The Boeing Company
Awards, Honors and Recognitions:


  • Member, Terry College of Business’s EMBA/PMBA Committee (September 25, 2018 – Present)
  • Member, University of Georgia’s Data Literacy Committee (March 7, 2018 – Present)
  • Chairman and Member, UGA’s Program Review and Assessment Committee (2013-2017)
  • Chairman & Member, Terry College of Business MBA Committee (2006-2015)
  • Senior Editor, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, appointment effective from Jan 11, 2018.
  • Editorial Board Member, Management and Business Review, Dec 5, 2018.
  • Consulting Project - Enhancing Data Literacy at UGA, Athens, Georgia, 2018.
  • Consulting Project - Future of Banking, Citizens Bank, Greater Boston Area, 2018
  • Chairman, MIS Department Scholarship Committee (Spring 2013)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Strategic Information Systems. (2005 - Present).
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Association for Information Systems. (2006 - 2009).
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Fulbright Senior Specialists Review Committee for IT. (2005 - 2008).
  • Graduate Coordinator, MIS Ph.D. Program (2005 – 2007).
  • Committee Chair, MIS Capstone Course Review Committee (2006).
  • Member, Faculty Panel, MBA Open House, UGA (2006).
  • Program Coordinator, MIS Department Workshop (2002 – 2005).
  • Committee Member, Terry College International Business Committee (2002 – 2005).
  • Program Coordinator, Center for IS Leadership (CISL) Distinguished Speaker Series (2002 – 2004).
  • Member, Faculty Panel, MBA Minority Recruitment Initiative, UGA (2004).
  • Master of Ceremonies, Master of Ceremonies – IS Leadership School (2003).
  • Press Liaison – IS Leadership School (2003).
Research Interests and Areas of Expertise:
  • Cybersecurity Strategy and Governance
  • Emerging Technologies and Enterprise Digitization
  • Artificial Intelligence Enabled Business Applications
  • Leveraging the strategic potential of information technologies
  • IS implementation and Change Management
  • Measuring and communicating the business value of IT
  • Reducing the disconnect between technical and business people in organizations.
  • Cybersecurity Strategy and Governance
  • Enterprise Digitization and Emerging Technologies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • IT strategy
  • Leveraging the strategic potential of information technologies
  • Measuring and communicating the business value of IT
Selected Publications:

Journal Articles

 Chatterjee, D. et al. (2021). Car Buying in the Digital Age: Key Elements of an Ideal Dealership Experience. SAGE Business Cases.

Benz, M. and Chatterjee, D. (2020). "Calculated Risk? A Cybersecurity Evaluation Tool for SMEs,” Business Horizons, available online from May 4, 2020.

Chatterjee, D. (2019). “Should Executives Go To Jail Over Cyber Attacks,” Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, Vol 29, Issue 1, pp. 1-3.

Abraham, C., Chatterjee, D., and Sims, R. (2019). “Muddling through cybersecurity: Insights from the U.S. healthcare industry,” Business Horizons, Forthcoming July 2019.

Doherty, Eileen, Holmes, John, and Chatterjee, Dave. (2018). “Leadership: Insights in the digital context,” Research Monograph. Innovation Value Institute, Ireland.

Kosalge, P., and Chatterjee, D. “Look Before You Leap into ERP Implementation: An Object Oriented Approach to Business Process Modeling,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems.

Segars, A.H., and Chatterjee, D. “Diets That Don’t Work: Where Enterprise Resource Planning Goes Wrong,” Wall Street Journal & MIT Sloan Management Review.

Chatterjee, D., Segars, A. H., Watson, R. T. “Realizing the Promise of E-Business: Developing and Leveraging Electronic Partnership Options,” California Management Review.

Chatterjee, D. and Segars, A. H. “Assessing e-Business Capabilities and Effectiveness: A Set of Key e-Business Metrics,” International Journal of Infonomics.

Chatterjee, D., Watson, R. T. “Infosys Technologies Ltd.: Unleashing CIMBA,” Journal of Cases on Information Technology.

Chatterjee, D., Grewal, R. and Sambamurthy, V. “Shaping up for E-commerce: Institutional Enablers of the Organizational Assimilation of Web Technologies,” MIS Quarterly.

Chatterjee, D., Richardson, V. and Zmud, R.W. “Examining the Shareholder Wealth Effects of New CIO Position Announcements,” MIS Quarterly.

Chatterjee, D., Pacini, C. and Sambamurthy, V. “The Shareholder Wealth and Trading Volume Effect of IT Infrastructure Investments,” Journal of Management Information Systems.

Looney, C. and Chatterjee, D. “Web Enabled Transformation of the Brokerage Industry: Analysis of Emerging Business Models,” Communications of the ACM.

Kayworth, T., Chatterjee, D. and Sambamurthy, V. In M. Khosrowpour (Ed.), Theoretical Justifications for IT Infrastructure Investments. Advanced Topics in Information Resource Management, Idea Group Publishing.

Chatterjee, D. and Jessup, L. “SAFECO: Leveraging the Web in a Knowledge-Based Service Industry,” Annals of Cases on Information Technology.

Kayworth, T., Chatterjee, D. and Sambamurthy, V. “Theoretical Justification of IT Infrastructure Investments,” Information Resource Management Journal.

Chatterjee, D. Managing the Merger Process: A Conceptual and Empirical Insight into Boeing’s Performance. A Whitepaper, Seattle, WA.: The Boeing Company.

Chatterjee, D. and Sambamurthy, V. “Business Implications of Web Technology: An Insight into Usage of the World Wide Web by U.S. Companies,” Electronic Markets – The International Journal of Electronic Commerce & Business Media.

Articles Featuring Dave Chatterjee

Thursday, November 8, 2018
Monday, May 13, 2013