Faculty Directory

Robert Fichman

Professor and Chairperson

Clark Family Faculty Fellow


Information Systems


Dr. Rob Fichman’s main research interests concern digital innovation, including the factors affecting the diffusion and assimilation of new IT, and the transformative effects that digital innovations have on individuals, organizations, markets, and society. He has published broadly on these topics in Communications of the ACMCalifornia Management Review, Decision Sciences Journal, IEEE Computer, Harvard Business Review, Information Systems Research, Journal of the Association of Information SystemsManagement Science, MIS QuarterlySloan Management Review and other scholarly journals.

Selected Appointments and Awards

Dr. Fichman currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Management Information Systems. He has also served as Senior Editor at Information Systems Research and Journal of the Association of Information Systems, and Associate Editor at Management Science and MISQ.

Professional Activities

Prior to getting his Ph.D., Dr. Fichman worked for several years as an IS applications development manager for a leading telecommunications company, and as an IT industry consultant.