Sam Ransbotham is an associate professor of information systems at Boston College. His research interests include IT security, social media and the strategic use of IT.
In 2014, he was awarded an NSF CAREER Award for his analytics-based research in security. He was recently named the guest editor for MIT's Sloan Management Review, Data and Analytics initiative. His recent research appeared inMarketing Science, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research and the INFORMS Journal on Computing. Sam was also awarded one of eleven inaugural Google and WPP Marketing Awards to support research into how online media influences consumer behavior, attitudes, and decisionmaking.
Prior to earning his doctorate, Dr. Ransbotham was the founder and principal of a software company with a globally diverse client list. Dr. Ransbotham teaches at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels, is a faculty advisor for the MBA Marketing and Information Analytics specialization, and is part of the Boston College Linux Cluster policy committee.