is an Eminent Scholar and Verizon Chair of Business Information Technology at the Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech and is Director of Virginia Tech's part-time Executive PhD Program. Dr. Venkatesh is widely regarded as one of the most influential scholars in business.
He is also involved with a number of organizations, advising them on their strategic directions. He has traveled across the globe and presented to the academic and business community.
My research focuses on understanding the diffusion of technologies in organizations and society.
View details about my work and volunteering in various administrative, leadership, and editorial roles, along with other professional activities.
Most cited scholar at Virginia Tech and previously at University of Arkansas; one of the most cited in the field of business in general and information systems in particular.
Ranked 1st out of ~17,000 scientists in information systems and 524th out of ~7 million scientists across all fields, based on citation data from 1996-2020 for articles published since 1960.
All-around Faculty Member Award, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, 2018-’19.
Ranked 21st based on research productivity in years 2003-2007 for publications in MISQ, ISR and JMIS (Clark et al. 2009, CAIS).
Tracy Sykes and Hillol Bala have been identified as the most-productive assistant professors in the field of information systems to graduate since 2000 in an article by Chen et al. (2015) in the Communications of the AIS.
Ranked #23 among most-cited scientists in Economics and Business (source: http://www.in-cites.com/nobel/2007-eco-top100.html)
Among the 95 most-cited scholars in business and economics based on publications from 2000-2012 (http://highlycited.com, a Thompson Reuters’ service).
Faculty Research Excellence Award, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, 2006-’07.
Faculty Research Excellence Award, Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas, 2011-’12.
A program designed for working professionals
Earn your Ph.D. in Business on a part-time basis and gain the advanced knowledge and skills needed to conduct high-quality research on critical issues facing the business community. Dr. Venkatesh has directed this Virginia Tech program since 2021.Learn more