Rakesh Mallipeddi

Assistant Professor

Office 402T GWBC
Phone 504-314-7936
Email rmallipeddi@tulane.edu


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.


MGSC 3010: Business Analytics (Undergraduate)
MGSC 7000: Business Analytics Practicum (Graduate, Masters in Business Analytics program)


Mallipeddi, R., Janakiraman, R., Kumar, S., Gupta, S., “The Effects of Social Media Content Created by Human Brands on Engagement: Evidence from Indian General Election 2014” (Information Systems Research, Forthcoming)

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., Business Administration – Texas A&M University, 2019
M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering – Oakland University, 2008
B.S., Mechanical Engineering – The Ohio State University, 2005