Rakesh Mallipeddi teaches business analytics in the undergraduate program. He joins the Freeman School from Texas A&M University, where he earned his PhD in business administration with a concentration in information and operations management. His research interests include data-driven modeling, social media analytics and technology management. Prior to his doctoral studies, Mallipeddi managed the operations of manufacturing companies in the U.S. and India. He holds a master’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Oakland University and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University.