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Steven R. Gordon
Professor of Information Systems and Technology
216C Babson Hall, Babson College
Babson Park, MA 02457
Telephone: 781-239-4571
Fax: 781-239-6415
e-mail: gordon@babson.edu

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:  IT and Innovation,   Social Media,   Computer and Network Security,   Software Development

Dr. Gordonís current research interests focus on three areas: 1) How information technology can best support the process of corporate innovation; 2) The implications of corporate adoption of social media and web 2.0 tools, especially as regards office friendship and project management; and 3) Case-based research in IT. His research appears in the Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, the Journal of Service Industry Management, MIT Sloan Management Review and other academic and practitioner journals. From 2008 to 2010 he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Technology Case and Application Research. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the International Journal of e-Politics.

Dr. Gordon is a co-author of the textbooks Information Systems: A Management Approach (Wiley, 3rd edition) and Essentials of Accounting Information Systems (U. of Phoenix). He is the editor of Computing Information Technology: The Human Side (IRM Press) and Information Technology and E-Business in the Financial Services (Ivy League Publishing, 2004).

Dr. Gordon is a member of the Technology Information and Operations Management Division at Babson College. Before arriving at Babson, Dr. Gordon founded and served as president of Beta Principles, Inc., a developer and marketer of accounting software and reseller of computer hardware. He has also consulted to the airline industry at Simat, Helliesen & Eichner, Inc (now SH&E). He holds a Ph.D. in Transportation Systems from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.