Pundoor received his Ph.D. in Management Science from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland in 2007, and a B. Tech. in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2000. His first corporate job was with FedEx. He started his career in a purely technical/analytical role, and over the years gradually migrated to the intersection of business and analytics. Over the last decade, he has worked with four Fortune 100 companies in analyst, consulting, sales and leadership roles. Currently he works as Senior Director at Target Corporation.
Professor, MSBA Program Chair, Jerome and Elsie Suran Chair in Technology Management
Research Expertise: Technology management, management information systems, economics of information technology industry, pricing and product design decisions, management decision technologies
Professor Bhargava is an expert in technology management and the information technology industry. He also studies the use of IT in clinical health care, and has previously worked on data-driven and analytical decision making in organizations.
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Research Expertise: Operations and supply chain management, service operations and dynamic pricing
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Noah Gift is lecturer and consultant at UC Davis Graduate School of Management in the MSBA program. He is teaching graduate machine learning and consulting on Machine Learning and Cloud Architecture for students and faculty. He has published close to 100 technical publications including two books on subjects ranging from Cloud Machine Learning to DevOps. He is also a certified AWS Solutions Architect and has an MBA from UC Davis, a M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Cal State Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Sharad Gupta is a technology leader with extensive large-scale enterprise architecture strategy, technology strategy, IT roadmapping, solution architectures, and business solutions delivery background. He has led delivery of large-scale strategy and implementation programs in matrixed environments, involving complex business processes, diverse technologies and SDLC processes. He also has deep background in IT portfolio planning, data architectures, modern architectures, emerging technologies, and digital transformations.
Lecturer Shashi Kiran is a thinker, learner, and big believer in data. He is a seasoned analytics professional with more than a decade of experience working in several Silicon Valley based companies such as Cisco, Symantec, Veritas and SanDisk (now Western Digital) and has held various key roles spanning Business and IT.
Yifan Lu currently leads Customer Analytic team in SMUD, where she plans and leads customer analytic initiatives and advocates big data revolution in Utility industry. Prior to joining SMUD, she had ten years of advanced analytic experience in the health care industry, specializing in consumer insights and marketing analytics. She has led projects including customer segmentation, lifetime value and customer experience excellence. In addition, Yifan has a strong interest in education and learning.
Lecturer Mehul Rangwala has nearly 20 years of experience in information technology and quantitative and qualitative data analysis. An information technology manager at the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District, Mehul researches, plans and provides insights to the executive management on IT strategy and the latest technology trends while providing leadership in IT investments, cost/benefit analysis, asset management, IT operations and support.
Long-time Silicon Valley tech executive and educator Sanjay Saigal is director of analytics strategy for the Master of Science in Business Analytics program. He is concurrently a lecturer in the UC Davis MBA and MSBA programs.
(Sri)Krishna Shrinivas serves as a Senior Vice President of Client Services and Business Development at Antuit. Shrinivas brings about 15 years of professional experience in the business analytics space, including as an analyst, as a manager of analysts and as a provider of consulting services and services to the Fortune 500. Over the course of his career, Shrinivas has built globally dispersed teams and delivered value to marketing, sales, pricing and supply chain functions. Prior to Antuit, Shrinivas has served various roles at PwC, Mu Sigma and Best Buy Inc.
Research Expertise: Regression analysis, model selection, high-dimensional data, time series, biostatistics, application of statistics in business.
Teaching Field: Statistics
Research Expertise: Business analytics, operations and management science, planning and scheduling under uncertainty, optimization
Research Expertise: Information technology, data mining, e-marketing and e-commerce