The business value of IT
Leveraging technologies for digital transformation, including Blockchain Technology, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
Shailaja Jha is a faculty member and Department Chair of Information Management & Analytics. After clearing the UPSC, she served the Government of India as a civil servant for almost a decade. In addition, she brings with her over two decades of Information Technology global consulting experience with firms such as Wipro Ltd., Cognizant Technology Solutions, and Infosys Ltd. In her last assignment at L&T Infotech, Prof. Jha was the technology leader and delivery head for the Consumer Goods, Media, and Technology practice.
Through her corporate experience, she has led and managed large teams and built sustainable business units, bringing the solid corporate experience to her academic responsibilities. She joined academics in 2018 and has been passionately teaching Information Technology courses including Technology in the Digital Economy, Digital Transformation and Digital Strategy, Transformation Through Cloud Computing, Digital Product Management & Marketing, and Technology-led Business Development.
Her research, teaching, and consulting interests lie at the intersection of information technology and strategy. She is currently pursuing an Executive Fellow Programme in Management from the Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad.