Dr. Ryan Sougstad
Degrees: Ph.D. in Information and Decision Sciences from the University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management M.B.A., University of Texas at Dallas B.A., B.S., University of Kansas
Courses taught: Principles of Finance, Project Management, Production and Operations Management, Data Analytics, Statistics, Management Information Systems
Business Experience: Dr. Sougstad spent seven years with the IBM Corporation, working in client sales and marketing, and later at IBM Research's Business Informatics group.
Research Interests: His research on valuation and risk management of technology-enabled services has appeared in the Journal of Management Information Systems, The International Journal of Services Science, and Decision Support Systems.
Book Recommendation: The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge
Advice for Business Students: Go on as many informational interviews as you can. People appreciate it when you show aninterest in what they do, and it will help you find a fit.