Rahul C. Basole is an Associate Professor in the School of Interactive Computing, the Director of the Tennenbaum Institute, and a faculty member in the GVU Center at Georgia Tech. He is also a Visiting Scholar in the mediaX/H*STAR Institute at Stanford University and a Batten Fellow in the Darden School of Business.
His research and teaching focuses on computational enterprise science, information visualization, and strategic decision support. Current research includes the design, development, and application of novel visual analytic tools for understanding complex business ecosystems and enterprises. His work has received numerous best paper awards and has been mentioned in outlets such as the New York Times, CNBC, and Fortune. He has extensively published in leading computer science, informatics, management, and engineering journals. Prof. Basole is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Enterprise Transformation and an editorial board member of INFORMS Service Science.
In previous roles, he was the CEO and Founder of a Silicon Valley-based wireless research and consulting firm, the Director of Research and Development at a leading mobile software firm, and a Senior Analyst in a strategy consulting firm. Prof. Basole is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS).
Dr. Basole received a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.
For every complex problem, there is a simple explanation, that is probably wrong.