Benn R. Konsynski arrived at Goizueta Business School following six years on the faculty at the Harvard Business School where he taught in the MBA program and several executive programs. Prior to arriving at HBS, he was a professor at the University of Arizona where he was a co-founder of the university's multi-million dollar group decision support laboratory. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Purdue University.

He has published in such diverse journals as Communications of the ACM, Harvard Business Review, IEEE Transactions on Communications, MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Data Communications, Decision Sciences, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.


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    Purdue University

In the News

  • April 11, 2016
    Eric French, Founder and President of IDR, is proud to introduce speakers Kelly Kierans, President and COO at Celtic Testing Experts, Mike Cleland, Staffing Industry Consultant at Charted Path, Nash Ogden, President at Innoppl Inc. and Dr. Benn Konsynski, Professor at Goizueta Business School Emory University. Hiring managers, CIO’s, industry leaders and executives are among the guest list...
  • December 14, 2015
    Emory News Center
    What followed was an “explosion of adoption and consumer-driven content,” says Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management at Goizueta. “Consumers came online and were not just shopping but also adding content.”...
  • February 7, 2015
    Numerous tools exist that companies can deploy and this episode brings home the need for better protective measures, said Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft professor of information systems and operations management at Emory University's Goizueta Business School. "The scale is enormous. I am sort of bewildered that we still have this magnitude of exposure," he said. "It certainly is the third or the fourth wake-up call to the market. ... (It) is incumbent on firms like that to go the extra mile to make sure that exposure is prevented or minimized in those processes."...
  • September 3, 2014
    Benn Konsynski, an Emory University cyber security expert and information systems professor, said the size of the breaches is troubling. “It says that this information has accumulated in single repositories and is accessible,” he said. “Our practices are 20th century while we in the 21st century. The bad guys are operating with 21st century tools.”...
  • August 27, 2013
    Emory News Center
    Appcology: New Commerce Infrastructure Systems Instructor: Benn Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Goizueta Business School...