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Nelson Granados

Nelson Granados, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Information Systems 

Ph.D., University of Minnesota
M.B.A., University of Minnesota
M.S., University of Minnesota

B.S., Universidad de Los Andes

Nelson Granados is an assistant professor of information systems at the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University. He holds an M.S. in applied economics, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in information and decision sciences from the University of Minnesota.

His research interests are related to the strategic and economic consequences of the transparency brought about by electronic markets, with a special focus on the air travel industry. His research on this topic has led to multiple awards and recognitions. His paper on the long-term impact of the Internet on market transparency received the 2006 Best Paper of the Year award by the Journal for the Association for Information Systems, and the Best IS Publication of 2006 by senior scholars of the International Conference on information systems. Also, his paper on the impact of IT on travel distribution won the Best Paper Award at the 2008 Hawaii International Conference on Information Systems. Prior to joining academia, he worked for Northwest Airlines in Japan, the United States, and Europe in multiple marketing management positions. He was also a product manager for enterprise systems at IBM.

His research has received multiple awards, including the 2007-2009 Julian Virtue Professorship, the Best Publication of the Year by senior scholars of the Information Systems field, and the 2006 Best Paper of the Year awarded by the Journal for the Association for Information Systems. His work has also appeared in multiple IS journals, including the Journal of Management Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, IS and eBusiness Management, and in a chapter of the book Advances in the Economics of Information Systems.

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