Prof. Setia consults and conducts executive education programs with leading organizations and government institutions. His opinions on various aspects of digital transformation and leadership have appeared in leading outlets, such as the Business World, Outlook, and Forbes India, amongst others. He is often quoted by leading national dailies, such as Economic Times, Indian Express, and many others. He teaches graduate-level courses on the leadership of digital organizations, strategic management of digital innovations, and digital transformation at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). He has previously taught for many years at Michigan State University and the University of Arkansas in the US.
His research has been published in the top information systems and business journal such as MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of Operations Management, amongst many others. Over the last ten years, based on his publications in the top two leading IS journals (on the Financial Times top 50 journal list), he has featured among the top 100 researchers in the field of Information Systems world wide. His research has been presented at conferences across the world.
He has been invited to give research talks or keynote speeches by universities from different countries, such as India, the US, Chile, and Singapore. He is serving or has served as the chair of the Information Technology track at the Decision Sciences Institute Governance, Digital Strategy and Value track at the International Conference on Information Systems, guess associate editor at MIS Quarterly, Associate editor at the Journal of the Association for Information Systems, the editorial board of the Decision Sciences Journal, amongst other such service assignments.
Primary Area : Information Systems
Secondary Area : Strategy
Doctor of Philosophy, Information Technology (IT) Management, Eli Broad College of Management, Michigan State University, 2003-2008
PGPM (MBA), Information Management, Management Development Institute (MDI), India, 1998-2000
Bachelor of Science (Honors), Physics, University of Delhi, India, 1994-1997
Leveraging Digital Technologies for Value
Mastering the Purpose underlying Digitization
IT-enabled Organizational Capabilities
Computational Models for Sentiment Analysis and IT Governance
IT Governance and Strategy
Open Source Innovations
Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
The Institute Chair Professor, IIMA, 2021–Present
Professor, Information Systems and Strategy, Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad, India, 2020-Present
Executive Director, ISYS Ph.D. Program, Department of Information Systems1, Sam M. Walton College of Business University of Arkansas, 2018-2020
Director, ISYS Ph.D. Program, Department of Information Systems1, Sam M. Walton College of Business University of Arkansas, 2015-2017
Visiting Scholar, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, 2016
Founder: The Computational Society (www.TheComSociety.com), 2015-Present
Associate Professor of Information Systems, Department of Information Systems, Sam M. Walton College of Business University of Arkansas, 2014-2021
Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Department of Information Systems, Sam M. Walton College of Business University of Arkansas, 2008-2014
Editorial Assistant, Information Systems Research, (ISR), 2003-2008
Business Executive, Tata Teleservices Ltd. (now Tata Docomo), New Delhi, India, 2001-2003
Industrial Trainee, Relationship Division, Standard Chartered Bank, New Delhi, India, 1998
Ranked amongst Top 100 information systems (IS) researchers worldwide based on the publications in leading information systems (IS) journals–e.g. FT-50 journals, such as MISQ and ISR
2012 - Best Reviewer Award, CIST (Conference on Information Systems and Technology), INFORMS, Phoenix, AZ.
2008 - Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who.
2007 - Ph.D. Student Excellence in Research Award. Accounting and Information Systems Department, Eli Broad College of Management, Michigan State University.
2007 - Dissertation Proposal selected as Finalist at Business Marketing Doctoral Support Award Competition sponsored by Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) Smeal College of Business, The Pennsylvania State University.
2007 - Dissertation proposal nominated and selected for the ICIS Doctoral Consortium, Montreal Canada.
2007 - Chan Hahn Best Paper Award Finalist at the Academy of Management (AOM) Conference, 2007, Philadelphia, PA. Approximately the top 3% of all submissions are selected for this recognition.
2003 - Super Achiever Award, for exceptional leadership, at Tata Teleservices, New Delhi, India