Chrysanthos (Chris) Dellarocas is the Richard C. Shipley Professor in Management at the Questrom School of Business and Director of Boston University’s Digital Learning Initiative. He is one of the world’s most cited scholars in the fields of online reputation and social media and has consulted on these subjects for corporations and the U.S. Federal Government. As Director of Boston University’s Digital Learning Initiative, Dellarocas leads a special projects team whose mission is to take advantage of the wealth of emerging opportunities for innovation in education and scholarship created by globalization and technological change.
Dellarocas holds Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science from MIT and a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Prior to Boston University he taught at MIT's Sloan School of Management and at the University of Maryland’s R. H. Smith School of Business. Before pursuing an academic career he was a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and McKinsey.
He serves on the editorial boards of Management Science and Information Systems Research, both considered top journals in the field of Information Systems. He has served as chair of a number of international workshops and conferences, including the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce and the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE). Dellarocas is a recipient of numerous teaching, funding and merit awards, including the National Science Foundation's CAREER award and grants from Google and Microsoft. He holds 9 patents and is co-founder and advisor of a number of companies in the technology space.
Dellarocas, C. Management Science, INFORMS, Associate Editor, International, Standing Editorship (Edited Multiple Publications), Appointed, Academic. (January 1, 2005 - March 1, 2016).
Dellarocas, C. Information Systems Research, INFORMS, Editor, International, Standing Editorship (Edited Multiple Publications), Appointed, Academic. (January 1, 2009 - December 31, 2013).
Dellarocas, C. Special issue on "Social Media and Business Transformation", Information Systems Research, Special Issue Editor, International, One-Time Editorship (Edited One Issue, Edition, Etc.), Appointed, Academic. (January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012).
Best Paper Award, Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS), Research. (December 18, 2014).
For paper: Uncovering Path-to-Purchase Segments in Large Consumer Population using Clustered Multivariate Autoregression, Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS ’14), Y. Song, N. Sahoo, S. Srinivasan, and C. Dellarocas. WITS 2014 Best Paper Award
Director, Digital Learning Initiative