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MSc Business Analytics and Technology Management


Faculty profiles

Suchit Ahuja, PhD

Graduate Program Director

Suchit Ahuja, PhD

Areas of expertise: Digital Strategy and Innovation, Digital Platforms and Ecosystems, Frugal Digital Innovation, Society Impacts of Digital Innovation and Community-based Innovation

Suchit is an Assistant Professor, Supply Chain and Business Technology Management Department at the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University (Canada). He holds a PhD in Management Information Systems from the Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and an MSc in IT from Purdue University.

Suchit’s research focuses on digital strategy and innovation, digital platforms and ecosystems, frugal digital innovation, societal impacts of digital innovation, and community-based innovation.

For his research, he has worked with small and medium enterprises and startups in India, USA, and Canada. Suchit has obtained funding for his research from federal and provincial funding agencies such as SSHRC and FRQSC. He has published his research in international conferences and journals including AoM, ICIS, AMCIS, Conf-IRM, R&D Management, IEEE, ACM, Kindai Management Review, etc.

Suchit has served on prestigious committees such as the Standards Council of Canada and is a member of the board of advisors of BizSkills Academy, an education-focused startup in Ontario.

In his spare time, Suchit enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and reading about culture and geopolitics.

Aisha Topsakal

Mohsen Farhadloo, PhD

Areas of expertise: Business analytics, Customer satisfaction, Public health, Public policy

Mohsen received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from University of California, Merced, USA, in 2015 working on analyzing customer reviews to understand what drives customer satisfaction using data mining/machine learning techniques.

After his PhD, he served as a postdoctoral research associate at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and Annenberg public policy center of the University of Pennsylvania. Also, he did a postdoc in University of California, Los Angeles working on applications of data mining in public health domains.

Before joining the John Molson School of Business, he was an assistant professor in Business School of University of California, Riverside.

In Concordia, he develops and applies techniques from business analytics in applications in health, business and public policy domains.

Sarah Carey

Rustam Vahidov, PhD

Areas of expertise: Decision Sciences, Computer Information Systems

With Concordia University since 2000, Dr. Vahidov received his MBA (1996) and PhD (2000) from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, USA. He teaches various courses in Business Technology Management.

His research focuses on Software Agent Negotiations, Decision Support Systems, Multi-Agent Systems, Electronic Negotiations, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, and others.

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