Dean Vijay Khatri
Tandean Rustandy Endowed Dean • Professor
Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics

Vijay Khatri is the Tandean Rustandy Endowed Dean of the Leeds School of Business, which is the first endowed deanship at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Khatri is a Professor of Information Analytics and his research focuses on the information economy and spans design, management, governance, and use—through data analytics—of data repositories. He has a strong leadership record of accomplishment in student success, furthering research and scholarship, advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging initiatives, and in community engagement.

Prior to joining the Leeds School of Business in July 2023, Khatri was a professor of operations and decision technologies at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. Khatri served in various leadership roles at Kelley, including Executive Associate Dean for Strategy, Innovation, and Technology; Associate Dean for Information, Instructional Technologies, and Academics; chairperson of the Department of Operations & Decision Technologies; co-director of the Institute for Business Analytics, which he helped create; and director of an Indian-registered company that operates Indiana University’s India Gateway in New Delhi. He led the development and multi-year funding of the Digital Intelligence Initiative, which included the establishment of the Institute for Digital Enterprise. He also led the development and multi-year funding of the Grant Thornton Institute for Data Exploration for Risk Assessment & Management (GT-IDEA), collaborating with the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs, and the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.

Khatri’s research and teaching has earned him over a dozen awards, including the IU Provost’s Award for Supporting Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, the MBA Teaching Excellence Award, IU Trustees’ Teaching Award, Kelley’s Innovative Teaching Award, the Harry C. Sauvain Teaching Award, Outstanding MSIS Faculty Award, among others.

Khatri’s education exemplifies a strong commitment to both business and engineering disciplines. He earned his PhD from the Eller School of Business at the University of Arizona, a master’s degree in business from the University of Bombay, and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Malaviya National Institute of Technology.