Katia Passerini, Ph.D., PMP

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Brief Bio

Katia Passerini is Professor and the Hurlburt Chair of Management Information Systems (2006-2015) at the School of Management of the New Jersey Institute of Technology where she teaches courses in MIS, knowledge management, and IT strategy.

Dr. Passerini’s co-authored book on “Information Technology for Small Business: Managing the Digital Enterprise” (Springer, 2012) discusses how small and medium-sized businesses can leverage today’s mobile and “as-a-service” technology to thrive in highly competitive global environments.

She has published in refereed journals and proceedings (Communications of the ACM, IEEE IT Professional, Communications of AIS, Society and Business Review, Journal of Knowledge Management, Computers & Education, Journal of Educational Hypermedia and Multimedia, IEEE Internet Computing) and professional journals (Project Management Network, Cutter IT Journal, Cutter Benchmark Review), particularly in the area of computer-mediated learning, IT productivity, and knowledge management.

Katia’s professional background includes multi-industry projects at Booz Allen Hamilton (now Booz & Co.) and the World Bank where she focused on information technology projects in Europe, North America and the South Pacific. Katia is a certified project management professional (PMP®) and worked on various projects in the automotive and telecommunications industries and higher education. Some of her projects included business process management, balanced scorecard definition, business needs analyses and gaps assessment, benchmarking, evaluation of IT investments feasibility and outcomes.

"There is nothing like a dream to create the future."
(Victor Hugo)