Dr. Krishnadas Nanath in his previous role at Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) was responsible for leading the efforts of enhancing Analytics and Data Science capabilities as part of School of Analytics & Technology. His teaching experience has been extensively in the areas of Data Science, Cloud Computing and MIS with Middlesex University, IMT and IIM Indore. He has executed several corporate training programs and Data Science consulting assignments with several firms in UAE (PWC, Landmark Group, National Bank of Fujairah, UAE Exchange, and others). He has been the Keynote Speaker at several prestigious forums including Gitex Technology Week IIM Ahmadabad Data Science Summit, Smart Data Conference, Droidcon, Machine Learning Summit, Abu Dhabi Quality Council and several conferences.
Membership of professional bodies and associations
Awards and achievements
Selected Publications (Conferences and Journal)
Nananth, K. (2018). Using Data Analytics to Deliver Dynamic Safety Predictions for Reduction in Traffic Accidents. Proceedings of Business Intelligence & Analytics: Emerging Frontiers for the 21st Century, Dubai, May 2018.
Bashir, E., Nanath, K., & Hussain, F. (2018). Value of Industry-Academia Collaboration in UAE. Fourth International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, January, Dubai, Jan 2018.
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. R. (2017). The influence of green IS practices on competitive advantage: mediation role of green innovation performance. Information Systems Management, 34(1), 3-19.
Srivastava, J., & Nanath, K. (2017). Adoption of Cloud Computing in UAE: A Survey of Interplay Between Cloud Computing Ecosystem and its Organizational Adoption in UAE. International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, 9(4), 1-20.
Pillai, R. R., Kumar, A., & Nanath, K. (2015). Role of Self-managing Leadership in Crisis Management: An Empirical Study on the Effectiveness of Rajayoga. IIM Kozhikode Society & Management Review, 4(1), 15-37.
Moorthy, J., Lahiri, R., Biswas, N., Sanyal, D., Ranjan, J., Nanath, K., & Ghosh, P. (2015). Big Data: Prospects and Challenges. Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers, 40(1), 74-96
Saxena, G., & Nanath, K. (2015). Cloud performance evaluation using fuzzy logic. In IEEE International Conference on Electrical, Computer and Communication Technologies (pp. 1-8). IEEE.
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2014). Green Information Technology: Literature Review and Research Domains. Journal of Management Systems, 24(1), 57-79.
Nanath, K., Pillai, R., & Supriya, K. K. (2014). Sustainability of Environmental Programs: A Green IT Perspective. Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, December 2014.
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2013). A Model for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Cloud Computing. Journal Of International Technology & Information Management, 22(3), 93-117.
Nanath, K.., & Pillai, R. (2013). Green IT Implementation: Intention and Actual behavior in Green IT. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2013, No. 1, p. 12890). Academy of Management.
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2012). A model for Sustainability of Green IT initiatives. in Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, Florida. (Ranked 1 conference in IS Area).
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. (2011). A model for assessment of Green IT implementation. In Proceedings of International Conference on Information Technology, Systems and Management, Kozhikode.
Selected Publications (Book Chapters & Case Publications)
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. R. (2014). Information Systems Flexibility for Green Technologies. In Organisational Flexibility and Competitiveness (pp. 181-195). Springer India.
Nanath, K., & Pillai, R. R. (2014). Cloud Computing Diagnosis: A comprehensive study. In Service-Oriented Methodology and Technologies for Cloud Computing published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.).
Nanath, K. (2011). LifeSpring Hospitals: Social innovation in Indian healthcare. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 1(1), 1-14.
Nanath, K. (2011). GOONJ: the power of cloth. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 1(4), 1-12.
Nanath, K., & Dhurkari, R.K. (2011), City Bus Service of Indore. Cases in Management, PHI Learning Private Limited