Vijay Gurbaxani

Founding Director, Center for Digital Transformation

Vijay Gurbaxani is the Founding Director of the Center for Digital Transformation and Taco Bell
Professor of Business & Computer Science at UC Irvine. His research, teaching and consulting interests are at the intersection of business strategy and information technology (IT). His approach is distinctive in its use of economic principles as the lens with which to analyze
strategic management questions.

Vijay has extensive experience in management education and
advisory services, having lectured worldwide on management issues, taught extensively in
degree and executive programs, and consulted for and provided research expertise to Fortune
500 companies, technology service providers, and consulting firms.


Digital Transformation: At a Crossroads

The imperative for business transformation is widely recognized today. While digital technologies have been revolutionary, their negative consequences – industry concentration, workforce displacement, cybersecurity threats, loss of privacy – are also becoming more apparent. Now that the digital revolution has been underway for twenty years, it’s important to take stock of where we are, what the future might hold, and how we get there responsibly.

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