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Omar A El Sawy

  • Kenneth King Stonier Professor of Business Administration
  • Professor of Data Sciences and Operations

PhD, Stanford Business School; MBA, American University in Cairo; BSEE, Cairo University. Expertise in digital business strategy in messy environments, business models for digital platforms, real-time management. Director of Research for Marshall's Institute for Communications Technology Management 2001-2007. Inducted Fellow of Association of Information Systems in 2008. 7-time winner of Society for Information Management's Annual Paper Award. Senior Editor of MIS Quarterly and founding Associate Editor of Information Systems Research. UNDP advisor in Egypt, Fulbright scholar in Finland, field projects in Dubai and Denmark. Received 2021 USC Marshall Faculty Mentoring & Leadership Award.

Omar A El Sawy

Areas of Expertise

Business of Sustainability
Digital Platform Business Models
Digital Strategy
Internet of Things (IoT)


Data Sciences + Operations