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Erik Krogh, PhD

Practitioner Faculty of Information Systems Technology Management; Academic Director, MS in Applied Analytics


Email: erik.krogh@pepperdine.edu

Campus: Malibu

Dr. Erik Krogh has been a full-time member of the Pepperdine University Graziadio School faculty since 2014 and became the academic director of the business school's MS in Applied Analytics program in 2017. He holds a PhD in Information Systems from Claremont Graduate University, an MBA from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business, and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School.

Dr. Krogh's extensive Information Systems practitioner experience spans 22 years. He began his career as a data analyst, rose to the rank of Divisional CIO. His IS experience spans multiple industries, including financial services, supply chain/manufacturing, and government contracting.

He spent his IS practitioner career working in a variety of technical and managerial roles for companies ranging in size from small start-ups to large IT integrators, such as Computer Sciences Corporation. He previously held management positions at Indymac Bank, Hewlett-Packard, and ARAMARK Uniform Services.

Dr. Krogh is a member of the Southern California Chapter of the Society for Information Management (SIM) and participates in CIO roundtables where top Southern California IT executives discuss their real-world issues. He co-authored a paper that won the 2005 SIM "Best Paper Award" and has been published in MIS Quarterly Executive.

Claremont Graduate University
Doctor of Philosophy, Information Systems (ABD)

University of Southern California
Master of Business Administration

Pepperdine University
Bachelor of Science in Management
Magna Cum Laude


Ph D, Claremont Graduate University, 2016.

Major: Information Systems
Dissertation Title: A Grounded Theory Approach To Understanding the Motivations For The "Unsanctioned Use of IT"

MBA, University of Southern California, 1997.

Major: Information Systems

Academic, Military and Professional Positions


Part-Time Lecturer, University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. (2000 - 2009).


Divisional CIO, Indymac Bank. (July 1999 - May 2006).

Licensures and Certifications

Teaching Online 101 Certificate, Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. (October 2015 - Present).

Preparing Future Faculty Certificate, Claremont Graduate University. (2010 - Present).

Managing the Information Resource Program Certificate, UCLA Anderson School of Business. (2002 - Present).

Professional Memberships

LA Data Science Federation. (May 15, 2017 - Present).

Society for Information Management (SIM). (December 2014 - December 2017).

Association for Information Systems (AIS). (December 2009 - December 2017).

Awards and Honors

First Prize (Society for Information Management Paper Competition ). (December 2005).

Teaching Experience

Pepperdine University

GSBM 695, 3 courses.
GSBM 698, 1 course.
GSBM 699, 1 course.
ISTM 476, 2 courses.
ISTM 603, 6 courses.
ISTM 613, 5 courses.
ISTM 620, 2 courses.
ISTM 624, 2 courses.
ISTM 629, 3 courses.
ISTM 654, 17 courses.


Krogh, E., PMI Pasadena Presentation, "Project Management Institute (PMI) Speaker." (April 20, 2017).

Krogh, E. (Presenter & Author), GAN-LA Tech Mixer (Alumni event), "Speak at GAN-LA Tech Mixer (Alumni event)," Graziadio, Playa Del Rey. (March 29, 2017).

Krogh, E., International Conference on Information Systems (2013), Society for Information Management Workshops, Milan, Italy. (December 2013).

Krogh, E., USC International MBA Class, "How Will User-Liberating IT Change the Role of the Information Systems Organization?," University of Southern California, Los Angeles. (April 18, 2013).

Krogh, E., USC International MBA Class, "Consumerization of IT: Opportunities and Challenges," University of Southern California, Los Angeles. (April 12, 2012).


Editorial and Review Activities

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) Conference," 3 reviews. (May 1, 2017 - June 23, 2017).

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, "Journal of Strategic Information Systems," 1 review. (November 1, 2016 - December 29, 2016).

Invited Manuscript Reviewer, "Journal of The Association for Information Systems," 1 review. (February 2012).


Committee Chair, MSAA Committee Chair. (March 2017 - Present).

Attendee, Graduation, Commencement Attendee (3 Ceremonies). (January 2017 - December 2017).

Committee Member, FEMBA Administration Committee Member. (January 2017 - December 2017).

Committee Member, FEMBA Administration Committee, Member. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016).

Attendee, Graduation, Graduation Attendee. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016).

Committee Member, Learning Assurance Committee, Member. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016).

Committee Member, MSAA Committee, Member. (January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016).