Rahul Basole

Associate Professor

Associate Director, Tennenbaum Institute/IPaT


Rahul C. Basole is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing and the Associate Director of the Tennenbaum Institute/IPaT. He is also an affiliated faculty member in the GVU Center and the Health Systems Institute at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research integrates systems science, visualization, and analytics to understand and manage technology, operations, and innovation in complex enterprises. His current research focuses on the management of transformative IT innovation and the analysis and design of converging ecosystems and extended enterprises in domains such as mobile telecommunications, biotechnology, healthcare, and global manufacturing.

Dr. Basole is a fellow of the 2011 NIH mHealth Summit and the editor of Enterprise Mobility: Applications, Technologies, and Strategies (IOS Press, 2008). His work has received numerous best paper awards and he has extensively published in leading management, computer science, and engineering journals. In previous roles, he was the CEO and Founder of a Silicon Valley-based wireless research and consulting firm, the Director of Research and Development at a leading mobile software firm, and a Senior Analyst in a Big-5 consulting firm. Dr. Basole is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), and the Association for Information Systems (AIS). He currently serves as a director or advisor for several technology and software firms.

Dr. Basole received a B.S. degree in industrial and systems engineering from Virginia Tech, has completed graduate studies in engineering-economic systems, operations research, and management information systems at Stanford University and the University of Michigan, and received a Ph.D. degree in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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