Founding Director – W. “RP” Raghupathi, Ph.D
RP Raghupathi is Founding director of Fordham’s Center for Digital Transformation, created in 2011 to explore how technology can improve the way we live by promoting growth, raising the standard of living and bringing people out of poverty. Actively engaged with students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, Professor Raghupathi strongly believes that Fordham can and will enable business and technology solutions that produce tangible progress in New York City and elsewhere.
In addition to his teaching and research, Professor Raghupathi is co-editor for North America of the International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics and a senior editorial review board member of the International Journal of Information Technologies and Systems Approach.
Professor Raghupathi’s professional background reflects the intersection of business and technology that defines his Fordham career. He has been a visiting faculty member at Intel Corp., principal at Nexus Systems & Services, researcher at the Automation and Robotics Research Institute, financial and systems analyst at 1st Capital Assets Group and, in his native India, marketing officer at Midwest Leasing Limited and accountant at J.K. Industries.
Before joining the Fordham Schools of Business faculty, Professor Raghupathi taught for nearly a decade at California State University, Chico, where he received professional achievement honors in 1994. He also has received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he earned his PhD.
Associate Director – Evan Katsamakas, Ph.D
Evangelos (Evan) Katsamakas is an associate professor at the Fordham Schools of Business and area chair of information and communication systems. He studies how information technology and the Internet transform business, conducting investigations at the intersection of economics and strategy.
Professor Katsamakas holds a PhD from New York University’s Stern School of Business, where he held a fellowship and research assistantship for five years, and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics. He received the Bodosakis Foundation Fellowship in 1998-1999.
Three winning teams, and the two undergrad teams, 2017 March Data Crunch Madness. | More
Photos from the 2015 Reception for MSBA students and Fellows of CDT | More
Center Fellows receive awards and medals at Awards Brunch, May 2015.
Center Director RP Raghupathi and students visit IBM World of Watson May 2015 Event | More
CDT-STEP Summer 2017 High School Internship Program in Analytics
CDT Fellows for 2016-2017 at May 12th Dean’s Awards Brunch | More
Professors RP Raghupathi and Yilu Zhou attend the UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum). | More
Annual MSBA-MSIS Reception for Students and Alumni. Photos from event!
Constructing a New Paradigm for Protecting New York’s Critical Infrastructure: Watch Professor RP Raghupathi moderate a session. | More
Karen Parrish talks to Profdessor Katsamakas’s Gabelli students | More