Vivek Choudhury, PHD, is the dean of the Daniels College of Business. He joined the Daniels community Aug. 1, 2019.
Choudhury came to the University of Denver from the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB), where he had been serving most recently as associate dean for strategic initiatives and professor of information systems and technology management.
Prior to GWSB, Choudhury spent more than a decade at the University of Cincinnati’s Carl H. Lindner School of Business in varying faculty and leadership roles. His earlier faculty positions were held at Florida State University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Choudhury’s research interests include: management of offshored/outsourced IT projects, trust in electronic commerce, and knowledge management. His publications have appeared in such outlets as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, the Journal of Small Business Research and Competitive Intelligence Review. He has previously served as the senior editor at MISQ, and as the associate editor at MISQand at Information Systems Research. Choudhury has also received numerous awards for his teaching.
Choudhury earned his master’s in business administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his PhD in Management (Information Systems) from the University of California, Los Angeles. He studied accounting as an undergraduate at India’s University of Calcutta, while running a small business that manufactured plastic bags.
Choudhury co-founded and was a former member of the board of directors of the nonprofit organization INTERalliance, which works with high schools and corporations in Cincinnati to create programs to build interest among high school students in choosing technology-based careers.