Raghu Katakam

Lecturer of Data Analytics

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Raghu Katakam joined Kellogg as Chief Information Officer in 2012. Prior to joining Kellogg, he served as a Director in Microsoft's Enterprise Technology Strategy Program and spent more than a decade at Baxter Healthcare, where he held various IT leadership roles of progressively increasing responsibility.

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B.S., Electronics & Telecom Engineering, India
M.B.A., Finance, Georgia State University

Academic Positions
Adjunct Lecturer of Data Analytics, Kellogg School of Management-present

Other Professional Experience
CIO, Northwestern University
Director, Enterprise Strategy, Microsoft, 2011-2012
Corporate Innovation Group Technology Head, Baxter International Inc., 2001-2012
Information Technology Head of $2B Renal Division, Baxter Healthcare, 2001-2012
Client Partner, A Services Startup, 1998-2001

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Full-Time / Evening & Weekend MBA
Technology in the Age of Analytics (KMCI-930-5)
Information technology is inextricably linked with the generation and management of data for use in analytics. The course provides an overview of enterprise and cloud technology building blocks and how they enable data analytics. We also discuss today's typical technology infrastructures for data analytics and where the technology seems to be headed. Finally, we talk about the benefits and costs of different ways to organize a data analytics function as wells as privacy and security considerations around data. The overall goal is to develop an understanding for how information technology decisions affects the performance of Data Analytics in organizations.