Sridhar Vaithianathan is an Associate Professor and heads the Information Systems & Business Analytics Department at Institute of Management Technology (IMT), Hyderabad, India. He has completed his Ph. D (Determinants and Impact of E-Commerce Adoption in India) in Management from ICFAI University, Dehradun. He was a visiting scholar at University of Toledo, Ohio, USA (Aug 2007 – June 2008).
He received “Highly Commendable paper award” in the recently concluded “Business Analytics and Intelligence Conference (11-13 Dec 2017) at IIM, Bangalore. Has participated in various data contests hosted by Kaggle, KDnuggets, Analyticsvidhya, Crowdanalytix etc. He has published in both international and national journals of repute. He is a trainer in Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), Machine Learning Algorithms (MLA), and Data Visualization. He has high proficiency in statistical software such as Python, R, SPSS/PASW, AMOS, SMART PLS, SAS MINER, and XL MINER.
He is in the field of education, research and training for fifteen years. He received his B.E. degree from M.S.University at Tamilnadu and MBA degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Warangal respectively. His areas of research and teaching interest include Business Analytics, Quantitative Methods, Technology Adoption and Data Visualization.