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Professor Giri Kumar Tayi

girikumartayiGiri Kumar Tayi is a Professor of Management Science and Information Systems at the State University of New York at Albany.  He obtained his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University and his research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary and span the fields of Information Systems, Operations Management and Operations Research.  His current research streams include E-Commerce and Digital Marketing, Social Media, Information Sharing in Supply Chains, Economics of Information Systems, Data Quality and Data Mining.

He has widely published in top-tier academic journals and serves on the Editorial Boards of several high-quality academic journals.  He has been a Visiting Research Professor/Scholar at Singapore Management University (SMU), National University of Singapore (NUS), Polytechnic University of Hong Kong (PolyU), City University of Hong Kong (CityU), South China University of Technology (SCUT), Monash University (MU), Malaysia, IIM Bangalore, Xian Jiaotong University (XJTU) and Indian School of Business (ISB).

He is a Visiting Faculty at the Srini Raju Center for Information Technology and Networked Economy (SRITNE) at the Indian School of Business (ISB) where he is involved in several research projects with Global Indian IT firms in the broad area of Information Technology Management.

He was a Visiting Research Scholar at Software Engineering and Technology (SET) Labs, the R&D Center of INFOSYS.  He is a regular contributor to SET Labs Technology Research Briefings which is distributed to over 100,000 IT professionals at client firms of INFOSYS who are located in over 150 countries around the world.

He has taught and conducted Executive Education Programs on a variety of topics in Strategic Information Systems, CRM, Operations Management and Quantitative Decision Making for middle and upper-level executives and managers from private and public sector organizations in United States, Argentina, Switzerland, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Turkey, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Malaysia, Somalia and India.  Over the years, he has also has given several key note speeches and talks to a variety of trade and professional audiences both in the USA and around the world.

He has obtained and supervised about 25 funded year-long Master’s level Information Systems Field Projects (quasi-consulting projects) at several US private firms such as GE, Verizon, Leverpoint, GP Funds Solutions, Price Chopper, Siemens and several New York State Government Agencies.