Vince Vengapally is currently the vice president of technology for the Oakland Athletics. He oversees technology initiatives for the ball club, spanning fan facing technology and business systems.
A major focus for the A’s is transitioning from a traditional on-premise enterprise software environment to a hybrid cloud environment.
Research Expertise: Online Market Platforms, Pricing Dynamics, Economics of Digitization, and Dynamics of Customer Behavior
Courses Taught: Machine Learning, Data Design and Representation
Research Expertise: Social Customer Relationship Management, Digital Platforms, Business Analytics
Pantelis Loupos’ research interests focus on understanding consumer behavior in digital platforms and in particular networked services. In particular, services whose value is a function of the number of customers they have and their underlying network topology.
Research Expertise: Advertising allocation models, direct to consumer marketing, dynamics of customer behavior and loyalty, time series analysis in marketing, dynamic advertising models, and spatiotemporal models
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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: Organizational theory, organizational behavior, social networks, job mobility, technology and innovation
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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 an executive leader with extensive strategy and execution experience in driving innovation and technology transformation initiatives for business enablement. Gupta is a tech-savvy leader and has deep healthcare industry experience in the payer and provider domains. He is an industry-recognized thought-leader with focus on applying emerging technologies, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, Data Science, Digital Technologies, and Modern Architectures for new innovations and business capabilities.
Research Expertise: Marketing and advertising strategy, integrated marketing communications, and dynamic market response models, including preparing for product harm crisis
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, Rangwala 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.
Research Expertise: Competitive strategy, game theory and applied optimal control
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.
Research Expertise: Information technology, data mining, e-marketing and e-commerce