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 has also delivered guest lectures and mentored product design teams and students in the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program.

Dr. Chatterjee was recently (April 8, 2024) featured in a USA Today article — Dave Chatterjee Drops the Cybersecurity Jargon, Encouraging Proactiveness Rather than ReactivenessPDF Download.

His 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 focus is on cybersecurity and enterprise digitization.

Dr. Chatterjee’s work has been published in prestigious outlets such as USA TodayThe Wall Street JournalMIT Sloan Management Review, I by IMDCalifornia Management ReviewBusiness HorizonsMIS Quarterly, and Journal of Management Information Systems. Dr. Chatterjee’s research has been sponsored by industry and cited over 2900 times. His highly endorsed book Cybersecurity Readiness: A Holistic and High-Performance Approach was published by SAGE Publishing in March 2021.

He is the host and producer of the Cybersecurity Readiness Podcast Series, publishing over 60 episodes and reaching listeners in 94 countries.

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 cybersecurity 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: +1 919 660 5142
  • Email Address: dave.chatterjee@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • M.B.A. East Carolina University, 1992
  • Ph.D. Florida State University, 1997
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 1988
  • Internet of Things Security Institute, 9999
  • International Information System Security Certification Consortium, 2026
  • National Association of Corporate Directors, 9999

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
  • Chair and Speaker, AI and Machine Learning in Future Network. BIT's 6th Annual World Congress. 2019
  • Recognition of Foreign Experts. Vice Director, Department of Foreign Experts Affairs, Zhejiang Province, China,. 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 Teaching Faculty Honoree. The University of Georgia. 2007
  • Outstanding Exec MBA Professor of the Year. Terry College of Business, 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

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