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Vijay Gurbaxani

Founding Director, Center for Digital Transformation, The Paul Merage School of Business, UC Irvine

Vijay Gurbaxani is the founding director of the Center for Digital Transformation and professor of business and computer science at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine. His academic and consulting interests are centered on the business and economic impacts of digital technologies.

Vijay has lectured to management audiences worldwide, taught extensively in degree and executive education programs, and consulted for and provided research expertise to Fortune 500 companies, technology service providers, and consulting firms. He has served as a research fellow at Computer Sciences Corporation. He authored the book, “Managing Information Systems Costs,” and has published numerous articles in premier academic journals.

At UC Irvine, Vijay has served as senior associate dean for academic affairs and associate dean of MBA programs. He led the development of a new strategic focus on the transformative role of technology in business, which led to widespread recognition of the school as a center of excellence in technology.

Vijay received a Master’s degree in mathematics and computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from the William Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester.