SPEAKERS PROFILE

Monideepa Tarafdar
Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Prof Monideepa Tarafdar is the Charles J. Dockendorff Endowed Professor of Information Systems at the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She did her Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta in Management Information Systems. Her current research interests are Information Systems and well-being, Algorithmic Work, AI and bias, Supply Chain and Information Systems, and Healthcare Information Systems. Her papers have appeared in several journals like Information Systems Journal, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, Journal of the AIS.

H Raghav Rao
AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security

Dr. H.R. Rao was named the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business in January 2016. He also holds a courtesy appointment as full professor in the UTSA Department of Computer Science. Prior to working at UTSA, Professor Rao was the SUNY Distinguished Service Professor at the University at Buffalo.  He graduated from Krannert Graduate School of Management at Purdue University. Professor Rao was inducted into the UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers in 2019. His interests are in the areas of management information systems, decision support systems, e-business, emergency response management systems and information assurance and artificial intelligence. He has chaired sessions at international conferences and presented numerous papers. He also has co-edited four books, including Information Assurance Security and Privacy Services and Information Assurance in Financial Services. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 technical papers, of which more than 125 are published in archival journals.

Moutusy Maity
Professor, IIM Lucknow

Dr.Moutusy Maity is currently a professor in the department of Marketing Management, at the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow (IIM-L). Prior to joining IIM-L, Moutusy was an Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore (IIM-B), and at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI, USA. Moutusy’s research interests are in the areas of consumer interaction with information and communication technology (ICT) (e.g., e-commerce, commerce, social media, desktop/laptop environment, mobile device), and the adoption of ICT (e.g., technology adoption at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) in developing countries).Moutusy holds a master’s degree in business administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, INDIA, a master’s degree in arts (MA) from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, INDIA, and a doctoral degree in business administration (Ph.D.) from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA.

Karnika Seth
Advocate, Supreme Court

Dr. Karnika Seth is an internationally renowned cyberlaw, IP & media law expert practicing in the Supreme Court of India. She is an accomplished author, policy maker and a highly inspiring speaker in conferences, print & electronic media and television. Dr. Seth is the Founder of Seth Associates, an established law firm based in Delhi that renders legal services to both domestic and global clients. Dr. Seth’s contribution to growth & development of cyberlaws in India and internationally is widely acknowledged in the corporate world. She has been empanelled as a member of the Working Group of ICANN formed to design the policy framework impacting global domain registration services. She contributes to various working group consultations aimed at designing policies for emerging technologies. She is also associated with FICCI, CII, NASSCOM, DSCI, ASSOCHAM & other industry bodies and is highly recommended as cyberlawyer, policy maker and law enforcement & corporate educator on cyberlaws.

M N Ravishankar
Professor, Loughborough University

Dr. M N Ravishankar is currently a Professor of Globalisation & Technology and the School’s Associate Dean (Research). Prof Ravishankar was previously the School’s Director of Internationalization (2018-2020) and Head of the International Business, Strategy, and Innovation (IBSI) group (2015-2018). He has provided leadership to the school’s initiatives around building internationally competitive and inclusive research teams, setting up research centres, international partnerships, programme development, and student recruitment. His current research projects explore digital innovations and entrepreneurship and their social and economic impacts. Professor has also published refereed journal articles on globalization and emerging markets, management of digital technologies, social innovations, and global sourcing. For many years, he has been active in the Academy of Management (AOM) and Association of Information Systems (AIS). Professor M N Ravishankar taught undergraduate, postgraduate, and MBA courses on the strategic management of multinational enterprises, strategies for emerging markets, and technology management. He has also designed and delivered workshops on qualitative research methods for doctoral students and early career researchers in several universities.

Anupam Dutta
PWC Partner – Advisory

Mr. Anupam Dutta has completed his postgraduate leadership program from INSEAD Singapore and has over 17 years of experience in the industry. He has worked on Tax Technology and Analytics in Pharma, Healthcare, Airlines, Oil & Gas sectors. He has also worked on BI Strategy roadmap, Corporate, and Business unit growth strategy, and go-to-market strategy, in the Pharmaceutical & Healthcare sector. A football enthusiast and travel vlogger himself, Mr. Dutta is well-known in his circle for being a connoisseur of maintaining a perfect work-life balance.

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