Sabyasachi "Saby" Mitra

Saby Mitra, Ph.D., is associate director of Risk for the Institute for Information Security & Privacy, professor of information technology management and senior associate dean at the Scheller College of Business at Georgia Tech. From 2007 to 2013, he was also the faculty director of the Executive MBA program in the Scheller College. He is the academic director of several executive programs for senior IT and technology managers in various organizations, such as Bank of America and the Society for Cable TV Engineers.

He has published extensively on various technology management topics including information security management. His research has appeared in several premier journals such as Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Operations Management, INFORMS Journal on Computing, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, and Journal of Management Information Systems. He serves as Senior Editor of Information Systems Research, the premier business school journal in the information systems area. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa and his Bachelor's of Science - Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology.


Research Highlights

  • "Information Disclosure Policy and the Diffusion of a Negative Innovation,” Mitra S., Ransbotham S.; Information Systems Research, Sept (2015)
  • "Are Markets for Vulnerabilities Effective?" Ransbotham S., Mitra S., Ramsey J.; MIS Quarterly, March (2012)
  • "The Effects of Digital Trading Platforms on Commodity Prices in Agricultural Supply Chains," Banker R., Mitra S., Sambamurthy V.; MIS Quarterly, Sept (2011)
  • “The Impact of Immediate Disclosure on Attack Diffusion and Attack Volume,” Mitra S., Ransbotham S.; Proceedings of the Workshop on the Economics of Information Security, Fairfax Va., June (2011)

  • “How Do Chief Information Officers Measure and Communicate IT Performance?” Mitra S., Sambamurthy V., Westerman G.; MIS Quarterly Executive, 10 (1), March (2011)

  • “Choice or Chance: A Model of Paths to Information Systems Compromise,” Ransbotham S., Mitra S.; Information Systems Research, 20 (1), March (2009)