Dave Chatterjee


Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

A cybersecurity and technology thought leader and subject matter expert, Dave Chatterjee, Ph.D. is a tenured (associate) professor in the Management Information Systems (MIS) department, at the Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia (UGA). As a Duke University Visiting Scholar, Dr. Chatterjee has taught Cybersecurity 521, Cybersecurity Program Development, Operations, and Analysis in the Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity Program at the Pratt School of Engineering.

He is the author of the highly endorsed book, Cybersecurity Readiness: A Holistic and High-Performance Approach, a SAGE publication. Dr. Chatterjee has also written and edited scholarly papers, consulted with companies, served on a cybersecurity SWOT team with chief information security officers (CISOs), given expert interviews, conducted workshops and webinars, and delivered numerous talks at academic and practitioner forums around the world. He is the host and producer of the Cybersecurity Readiness Podcast Series, publishing over 50 episodes and reaching listeners in 90 countries.

Dr. Chatterjee’s work has been published in prestigious outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, I by IMD, California Management Review, Business Horizons, MIS Quarterly, and Journal of Management Information Systems. A co-authored article “Calculated risk? A cybersecurity evaluation tool for SMEs,” made the list of Most Cited Articles Since 2020 in the high impact peer-reviewed journal Business Horizons. Additionally, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce.

Dr. Chatterjee has provided leadership and guidance to several important university and college governance committees.  He also served on the corporate and community leadership board of a prestigious cybersecurity network of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs). Dr. Chatterjee was President of the Society for Information Management (SIM), Atlanta Chapter for almost a decade. SIM is a premier non-profit knowledge-sharing and networking community of senior IT executives, prominent academics, and other thought leaders.

He holds the following certifications: NACD CERT Certificate in Cyber-Risk Oversight Program from NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors)Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (SCCISP) credential from the IoT Security Institute and the Certificate in Cybersecurity (CC) certification from (ISC)2. 

For more professional details, please visit https://dchatte.com

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Engineering Graduate and Professional Programs

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 110 Science Drive, Box 90271, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5142
  • Email Address: dave.chatterjee@duke.edu
  • Websites:


  • International Information System Security Certification Consortium, 2026
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 1988
  • National Association of Corporate Directors, 1969
  • Internet of Things Security Institute, 1969
  • Ph.D. Florida State University, 1997
  • M.B.A. East Carolina University, 1992

Research Interests

Dr. Chatterjee’s interest and expertise lie in the various facets of information technology management – from technology sense-making to implementation and change management, data governance, internal controls, information security, and performance measurement. 

His current research focus is on cybersecurity preparedness and enterprise digitization.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • 'Thank-a-Teacher' Recognition. The University of Georgia’s Center for Teaching and Learning. 2023
  • UGA Career Center Recognition. The University of Georgia's Career Center. 2023
  • 'Thank-a-Teacher' Recognition. The University of Georgia’s Center for Teaching and Learning. 2023
  • Smart Cities and Critical Infrastructure Security Professional (SCCISP) certification . IoT Security Institute. 2022
  • UGA Career Center Recognition. Director, UGA Career Center. 2019
  • Recognition of Foreign Experts. Vice Director, Department of Foreign Experts Affairs, Zhejiang Province, China,. 2019
  • Chair and Speaker, AI and Machine Learning in Future Network. BIT's 6th Annual World Congress. 2019
  • UGA’s 2018 Teaching Academy Academic Affairs Faculty Symposium. Teaching Academy, The University of Georgia. 2018
  • Outstanding Alumni Recognition Award. St. Xavier's College, Kolkata, India. 2017
  • Outstanding Alumni Recognition Award. Birla High School. 2017
  • UGA Vice Provost's Recognition of PRACS Committee Work. Office of The Vice Provost, The University of Georgia. 2017
  • Provost's Recognition for supporting Center for Undergraduate Research. Provost, The University of Georgia. 2017
  • Judge, Georgia CIO of the Year Award . Georgia CIO Leadership Association. 2015
  • Nomination to UGA Senior Teaching Fellow Award. Department of Management Information Systems, UGA . 2013
  • Co-Chairman, SIMposium 2010, SIM International Conference, . Society for Information Management. 2010
  • Innovative Teaching Recognition, Terry College Alumni magazine in 2009. Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia. 2009
  • Society for Information Management Leader of the Year Award Finalist, 2009. Society for Information Management. 2009
  • Outstanding Exec MBA Professor of the Year. Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia. 2007
  • Outstanding Teaching Faculty Honoree. The University of Georgia. 2007
  • Alpha Kappa Psi, MIS Teacher of the Year Award. Alpha Kappa Psi. 2002

Courses Taught

  • CYBERSEC 521: Cybersecurity Program Development, Operations & Analysis

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Chatterjee, D, Cybersecurity Readiness A Holistic and High-Performance Approach (2021) [abs].
  • Benz, M; Chatterjee, D, Calculated risk? A cybersecurity evaluation tool for SMEs, Business Horizons, vol 63 no. 4 (2020), pp. 531-540 [10.1016/j.bushor.2020.03.010] [abs].
  • Abraham, C; Chatterjee, D; Sims, RR, Muddling through cybersecurity: Insights from the U.S. healthcare industry, Business Horizons, vol 62 no. 4 (2019), pp. 539-548 [10.1016/j.bushor.2019.03.010] [abs].
  • Chatterjee, D, Should executives go to jail over cybersecurity breaches?, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, vol 29 no. 1 (2019), pp. 1-3 [10.1080/10919392.2019.1568713] [abs].
  • Segars, A; Chatterjee, D, Diets That Don’t Work: Where Enterprise Resource Planning Goes Wrong, Wall Street Journal (Eastern Ed.) (2010) [abs].
  • Chatterjee, DD; Segars, AH; Watson, RT, Realizing the Promise of E-Business: Developing and Leveraging Electronic Partnering Options, California Management Review, vol 48 no. 4 (2006), pp. 60-83 [10.2307/41166361] [abs].
  • Chatterjee, D; Pacini, C; Sambamurthy, V, The Shareholder-Wealth and Trading-Volume Effects of Information-Technology Infrastructure Investments, Journal of Management Information Systems, vol 19 no. 2 (2002), pp. 7-42 [10.1080/07421222.2002.11045723] [abs].
  • Chatterjee, D; Grewal, R; Sambamurthy, V, Shaping up for E-Commerce: Institutional Enablers of the Organizational Assimilation of Web Technologies, Mis Quarterly: Management Information Systems, vol 26 no. 2 (2002), pp. 65-65 [10.2307/4132321] [abs].
  • Chatterjee, D; Richardson, VJ; Zmud, RW, Examining the Shareholder Wealth Effects of Announcements of Newly Created CIO Positions, Mis Quarterly: Management Information Systems, vol 25 no. 1 (2001), pp. 43-43 [10.2307/3250958] [abs].