Gorkem Turgut Ozer
Gorkem Turgut (G.T.) OZER is an Assistant Professor in the Decision, Operations, and Information Technologies Department. His research lies at the nexus of technology, strategy, and organization, and involves the development and application of statistical models and machine learning algorithms to collect and analyze large-scale data. Specifically, he examines (1) strategy, governance, and societal problems in and around multisided platforms and markets (a.k.a digital platforms, sharing economy, peer-to-peer markets), and (2) how emerging information technologies and tools such as of big data analytics and artificial intelligence affect business strategy and business model innovation (data centricity), and digital transformation. He teaches the graduate courses “Data Mining and Predictive Analytics” and “Big Data and Artificial Intelligence: Strategy and Analytics,” as well as “Managing Information Systems: Strategy, Software, and Data.” He is a member of the Association for Information Systems (AIS), Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), Academy of Management (AOM), and Strategic Management Society (SMS).
Prior to pursuing his PhD degree in Information, Risk, and Operations Management, he completed an MBA degree with a thesis on cognitive biases in decision making, and an MSc degree in Management Information Systems. He has experience as an advisor at the executive level on data centricity and digital transformation strategy, as an entrepreneur, and as a mentor for startups on strategy making in technology ecosystems. He is a backcountry camper, nature lover, coder, and Go player, and he cares and acts for the good of the other 8.7 million species.