Faculty Directory

Sam Ransbotham

Professor

William S. McKiernan '78 Family Faculty Fellow

Department

Information Systems

Profile

Sam Ransbotham is the McKiernan Distinguished Fellow and Professor of Information Systems at the Boston College, Carroll School of Management. He teaches “Analytics in Practice” and “Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.” Sam serves as a Senior Editor at Information Systems Research, an Associate Editor at Management Science, and an Academic Contributing Editor at the MIT Sloan Management Review. He co-hosts the “Me, Myself, and AI” podcast, available on all major platforms.

The National Science Foundation awarded Sam an NSF CAREER Award, one of the NSF’s “most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty,” for his analytics-based research in security. INFORMS honored Sam with an INFORMS ISS Sandy Slaughter Early Career Award, which recognizes early-career individuals on a path towards making outstanding intellectual contributions. Sam earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, an M.B.A., and a Ph.D., all from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Before earning his doctorate, Sam was the founder and principal of a software company with a globally diverse client list.