Conference Co-Chairs:

Deepa Mani

Deepa Mani is an Assistant Professor in the Information Systems group and Research Fellow at the Indian School of Business. She is also co-director of the Srini Raju Institute for Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at ISB. Professor Mani’s research interests are at the intersection of technology, organisation, and society. She is interested in studying the impact of technology on organisation of economic activity, including firm boundary decisions, and the impact of such organisation on firm value and economic productivity. Her research articles have been published in leading journals such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Sloan Management Review and MIS Quarterly Executive. They have also been featured in refereed conference proceedings, edited book chapters, and popular media outlets such as Forbes, CIO Magazine, Economic Times, LiveMint, Yahoo Finance and The Street.

She holds a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin and an MS in Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

Reema Gupta

Reema Gupta is the Associate Director of the Srini Raju Centre for Information Technology and the Networked Economy (SRITNE) at the Indian School of Business. Gupta is very active in organising outreach programmes and conferences for the Centre as well as building a strong network of industry collaborators. Besides helping faculty in their research initiatives, she is actively working on building a strong portfolio of case studies from the Indian IT and ITeS industry.

Prior to joining ISB, Reema worked for EMC Corporation in Massachusetts as Senior Director and led many companywide strategic initiatives.  She has over 13 years of experience working in the IT related field and was recognised as the “Top 10 women to watch” in Massachusetts, for her work in Science and Technology.

She has an MBA from Babson College, US and an undergraduate degree in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University.


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