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Waleed Muhanna

Department Chair, Accounting & MIS

Professor of Accounting & MIS

phone: (614) 292-2082
fax: (614) 292-2118
address: 400C Fisher Hall
Fisher College of Business
2100 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210



  • PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • MS, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • BS, The University of Tulsa

Areas of Expertise

  • IT Planning and Strategy
  • The Economics of Information Systems
  • E-Commerce and Internet Entrepreneurship
  • Decision and Support Systems
  • Model and Database Management Systems
  • Performance Modeling and Evaluation
  • Systems Analysis and Design


Professor Muhanna’s current research focuses on IT strategy, assessing the business value of information technology, and understanding the impact of information technology, including the Internet, on organizations and markets.  His other research interests include trust and reputation online, e-commerce strategy, model and database management systems, and system performance modeling and evaluation. 

Professor Muhanna has published numerous articles in scholarly journals, including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal, Decision Sciences, the Journal of Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers in Human Behavior, and the Annals of Operations Research.  Dr. Muhanna's teaching and consulting activities span a number of areas, with particular emphasis on e-commerce, data management and mining, and information systems strategy. 

He recently served as the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Accounting & MIS, and currently serves as the Academic Director for the Center for Business Performance Management.  Professor Muhanna is the past Vice-Chair of INFORMS' Information Systems Society, has recently completed his service as an Associate Editor at Information Systems Research, and currently serves on the editorial boards of leading academic journals, including Management Science, Decision Sciences, and Information Technology and Management.