Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, India
Rahul De' is the Hewlett-Packard Chair Professor in ICT for Sustainable Economic Development, in the Decision Sciences and Information Systems Area at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. He holds a PhD from the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business. Since 1990, he has taught Information Systems courses at various universities in the United States, India, Spain, France, Sweden and Norway. His research interests are in ICT for development, open source and e-Government systems. He has published two books and over 60 articles in international journals, as chapters in books and in refereed conference proceedings.
He has served on the Board of IIM Bangalore, and continues to serve on the Boards of Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad, and sflc.in (Software Freedom Law Centre in India). He serves on the editorial board of the journals Information & Management and Government Information Quarterly. He received the Outstanding Paper Award at the Eight International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2009, at Linz, Austria. He was awarded the Rene Wagenaar Outstanding Paper Award at the Sixth International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2007, in Regensburg, Germany. In July 2010, he received the Best Professor in Information Systems Award at Asia’s Best B-School Awards in Singapore.