Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Anandasivam Gopal
Head, Division of Information Technology and Operations Management
President's Chair in Information Systems and Innovation
Professor, College of Business (Nanyang Business School) - Division of Information Technology & Operations Management
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Anand Gopal is the President's Chair of Information Systems and Innovation at Nanyang Business School. Previously, he served as the Dean's Professor of Information Systems at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. His research interests are broadly in technology platforms, contracts and entrepreneurship. He has specific projects in technology-based entrepreneurship, secondary markets for tech products, mobile platforms and healthcare.

He has also worked for two years with PRTM (later acquired by PwC), a strategy and operations consulting firm specializing in the high-tech sector.

His work has been covered in the media by outlets like the New York Times, Forbes, the Boston Globe, and online sites like Phys.Org and ValueWalk.


M.S.I.A, Ph.D, Information Systems, Tepper School of Business (G.S.I.A), Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

M.S., Information Systems, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

M.Sc (Tech), BITS Pilani, India
Digital platforms and strategies
Entrepreneurship and Innovation, with a focus on the high-tech sector
Technology-based services
Sustainability and secondary markets for technology products
  • President’s Chair in Information Systems and Innovation
  • The Broken Rung Problem: Studying the Determinants of Promotability and Intention to Quit in Female Mid-Career STEM Professionals in Singapore
  • Women in STEM Fields – Participation, Wages, and The Role of Ambiguity Aversion