Munir Mandviwalla

Professor, Milton F. Stauffer Senior Research Fellow
Executive Director, Institute for Business and Information Technology

Faculty/Staff

Biography

Dr. Munir Mandviwalla is Professor of Management Information Systems, Milton F. Stauffer Senior Research Fellow, and Executive Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology at the Fox School of Business, Temple University.

Mandviwalla applies design to improve business and society by focusing on topics such as digital transformation, broadband, social media, and IT workforce. His research has been published in top journals including MIS QuarterlyInformation Systems ResearchACM Transactions on Computer Human InteractionJournal of the Association for Information Systems, Public Administration Review, and others. He has created patent pending software and is the co-founder of a Temple University spinoff – PRO Community, LLC on student and employee development.

Mandviwalla has generated over $9 million in grants and sponsorships from Lockheed Martin, NBCUniversal, Pfizer, Microsoft, SAP, Walmart, Society for Information Management, GE, IBM, National Science Foundation, and others. He teaches user experience design and digital innovation, and executive workshops on systems thinking.

As executive director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT), Mandviwalla engages with industry on knowledge and human capital development through the IT advisory board, corporate sponsors, endowed Digital Innovation Foundry, and other programs.

As the founding chair of the Fox School’s Management Information Systems department till 2017, Mandviwalla led the creation of US News and World Report recognized programs, achieved 100% placement, and gained top 5 in the world ranking for departmental research productivity from the Association for Information Systems.

Mandviwalla led the creation of AIS student chapters worldwide for the Association for Information Systems (AIS) and created the IS Job Index – a biennial national analysis of the entry level IT workforce, and the AIS Leadership Excellence Award.

Mandviwalla has received the Association for Information Systems (AIS) Award for Outstanding Contribution to Information Systems Education, AIS Technology Challenge Award, IBM E-Business Award, Claremont Graduate University Alumni Hall of Fame, Temple University Stauffer Award, and the Fox School Musser Excellence in Faculty Service award.

He holds a BSc in Systems Engineering from Boston University, MBA from the Peter F. Drucker School of Management, and Ph.D. from the Programs in Information Science at Claremont Graduate University.

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