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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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: Organizational theory, organizational behavior, social networks, job mobility, technology and innovation
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Garcia Belmonte’s work in Visualization spans over 15 years. At Uber, he is Director of Engineering for the Visualization group, a team of computer graphics engineers, information designers and data engineers that support advanced visualization of self-driving car, geospatial and business data.
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.
Research Expertise: Marketing and advertising strategy, integrated marketing communications, and dynamic market response models, including preparing for product harm crisis
Courses Taught: Teams and Technology, Negotiations, and Technology Management.
Jim Olson founded the WestShore Management Group in April 2007, continuing a distinguished career after leading several high technology businesses for two Fortune companies and serving for nine years as CEO of SkyStream Networks, the top rated IPTV video head-end provider worldwide. WestShore Management Group provides Interim CEO, corporate consulting, and executive development services for both public, and private, venture-financed companies.
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.
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