Dave Chatterjee

Chatterjee

Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Dave Chatterjee, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the Terry College of Business, The University of Georgia, and a Visiting Professor at Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering. He taught Cybersecurity 521, Cybersecurity Program Development, Operations, and Analysis in Spring 2022. 

Dr. Chatterjee’s interest and expertise lie in the various facets of information technology management, with current focus on cybersecurity and enterprise digitization. His work has been published in prestigious outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, I By IMDCalifornia Management Review, Business HorizonsMIS Quarterly, and the Journal of Management Information Systems. Dr. Chatterjee serves as Senior Editor of the Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce. His book titled Cybersecurity Readiness: A Holistic and High-Performance Approach was published by SAGE Publishing in March 2021.

Dr. Chatterjee delivers talks worldwide; moderates CXO panel discussions; conducts corporate training, workshops, and webinars; and provides consulting and advisory services. He has appeared in radio and TV interviews and is often quoted by news media on major technology-related developments. He has served on the corporate and community leadership board of a prestigious cybersecurity network of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and on a CISO SWAT team.

Dr. Chatterjee is also the host of the Cybersecurity Readiness Podcast Series. Here are links to published episodes:

#1 -- Role of Top Management in Cybersecurity Governance -- Guest: Rohit Verma, CEO of Crawford and Company

#2 -- Protecting Academic Institutions from Ransomware and Other Forms of Attacks -- Guest: Garry Scobie, Deputy Chief Information Security Officer, The University of Edinburg

#3 -- Going Above and Beyond the Mandated Checklist -- Guest: Tushar Sachdev, Executive Vice President, and Chief Technology Officer, KORE Wireless

#4 -- The Human Vulnerability Factor -- Guest: Jenny Radcliffe, also known as “The People Hacker,” a world-renowned Social Engineer

#5 -- Being An Effective Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) -- Guest: Richard Biever, Chief Information Security Officer, Duke University

#6 -- Holistic Approach to Cybersecurity Readiness -- Guest: Ram R. Kumar, Executive Director, AT&T Business

#7 -- Multidisciplinary and Integrative Approach to Cybersecurity Education -- Guest: Dr. Jimmie Lenz, Dir. Master of Engineering in FinTech and Master of Engineering in Cybersecurity at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering

#8 -- What Does Good Cyber Governance Look Like? A Legal Perspective -- Guest: Rois Ni Thuama, Ph.D. (Doctor of Law), Head of Cyber Governance, Red Sift

#9 -- Cybersecurity Risk Reduction Tips for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) -- Guest: Mike Benz, Partner | Fractional CIO at Fortium Partners

#10 -- Passwordless Authentication: Myths and Realities -- Guest: Ori Eisen, Founder, and CEO of Trusona

#11 -- Fly the Plane: A CIO's Approach to Cybersecurity Readiness -- Guest: Dr. Timothy Chester, Vice President of Information Technology, The University of Georgia

#12 -- Ignorance is not bliss: A Whole-of-Enterprise Approach to Threat Management -- Guest: Anne Leslie, Threat Management Consultant, IBM Security

#13 -- Cybersecurity is Patient Safety -- Guest: Stoddard Mannikin, Chief Information Security Officer, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

#14 -- Enhancing Organizational Readiness by Simulating Cyber Attacks -- Guest: Prof. Robert Austin, Ivey Business School, London, Ontario, Canada

#15 -- Significance of the Human Element in Cybersecurity -- Guest: Prof. Missy Cummings, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University

#16 -- Role of Emotional Intelligence in Creating a Healthy Information Security Culture -- Guest: Nadja El Fertasi, Human Readiness and Resilience Expert and former NATO senior executive

#17 -- Reducing the Carbon Footprint -- Guest: Andy Bates, Chief Development and Strategic Partnership Officer, Global Cyber Alliance

#18 -- Securing the Smart Supply Chain -- Guest: Alan Mihalic, President IoT Security Institute

#19 -- Making Cybersecurity Communication Effective -- Guest: Marcin Ganclerz, Cybersecurity Awareness & Training Expert

#20 -- A Deep Dive into Ransomware Attacks and Negotiations -- Guest: Art Ehuan, Vice President, Palo Alto Networks, and Former FBI Special Agent

#21 -- Dealing with Cyber Trauma -- Guest: Patrick Wheeler, a Luxembourg-based cybersecurity practitioner and Director of the Cyber Wayfinder Program

#22 -- Is Cyber Insurance Necessary? -- Guest: Erica Davis, Erica Davis, Global Co-Head of Cyber, Guy Carpenter & Co

#23 -- Is Cybersecurity Regulatory Compliance Good Enough? -- Guest: Dixon Wright, Vice President, Vice President, Compliance Management and Automation Platform, Coalfire

#24 -- Thinking Like A Hacker -- Guest: Ted Harrington, Executive Partner at Independent Security Evaluators

#25 -- Perspectives of a Global Chief Information Security Officer -- Guest: Vishal Salvi, CISO & Head of Cyber Practice at Infosys

#26 -- Reducing the Disconnect Between Security and Development Teams -- Guest:  Harshil Parikh, CEO and Co-Founder Tromzo

#27 -- Actionable Threat Intelligence and the Dark Web -- Guest: Victoria Kivilevich, Director of Threat Research at KELA Group

#28 -- How to Tackle Burnout in Cybersecurity -- Guest: Thomas Kinsella, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Tines

#29 -- Global Security and Post Breach Management Best Practices -- Guest: Tim Callahan, Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer, Aflac

#30 -- The State of Attack Surface Management -- Guest: David Monnier, Team Cymru Fellow

#31 -- Preparing for the Future of Device Management -- Guest: Mike McNeill, CEO, Fleet Device Management

#32 -- Bridging the Gap Between Intentions and Practicality in Cybersecurity -- Guest: Daniela Almeida Lourenco, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Tinka

#33 -- Skilling Up for Security Operations Center Roles -- Guest: James Risler, Senior Manager, Cisco Learning and Certifications

#34 -- Detecting Malicious Insider Threats by Monitoring User Journeys -- Guest: Doron Hendler, CEO and Co-Founder at RevealSecurity 



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

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Adjunct Associate Professor in the Pratt School of Engineering

Contact Information

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

Education

  • ,, 1988
  • ,, 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

  • 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].