Sridhar Narasimhan is Co-Director of the Business Analytics Center (BAC), and Professor of IT Management, Scheller College of Business. The BAC sponsors the Business Analytics and Big Data Industry Forum every spring and supports the MBA, BSBA, and MS Analytics programs. Professor Narasimhan is the founder and first Area Coordinator of the nationally ranked Information Technology Management area. In fall 2010, he was the Acting Dean and led the College in its successful AACSB Maintenance of Accreditation effort. He was Senior Associate Dean from 2007 through 2015. Professor Narasimhan has led various task forces that have revamped the degree programs in the Scheller College of Business. He has developed and has taught the MBA IT Practicum course since 2003 and worked with executives to offer projects from organizations that include: AT&T, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Enterprises, InterContinental Hotels, Southern Company, Iron Planet, Microsoft, NCR, HD Supply, and Dell SecureWorks.