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Indiana University Bloomington

Operations & Decision Technologies

ODT Widget Faculty

"The faculty at Kelley are amazing to work with. The Academy students are really engaged and are very impressive."
Casey Wayson,
Recruiter, Eaton Corp.

Tony Gerth

Contact Information

(812) 855-9978
tgerth [at] indiana [dot] edu (E-mail)
Business School

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  • Clinical Associate Professor in Operations and Decision Technologies
  • Director, Information Mangement Affiliates


  • Bloomington


  • DBA, Cranfield University School of Management (U.K.)
  • MBA, Ashland University
  • BS, Indiana University

Professional Experience

  • Partner, Infosys Consulting, Inc.
  • Vice President, EDS
  • Partner Deloitte Consulting
  • Manager, The Timken Company
  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Business, University of Akron

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • MSIS Outstanding Faculty 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • MBA Teaching Excellence Award 2009
  • CPIM, Certified in Production & Inventory Management
  • SAP Certified in Materials Management and Production Planning

Professional Interests

IS leadership and the role of the CIO, IT organizational effectiveness, IT investment benefits realization, management consulting

Personal Interests

Swimming, hiking, history and travel

Current Projects

  • New CIO socialization
  • IT Outsourcing and Social Capital
  • MBA IT Education

Selected Publications

  • Ramesh, V. & Gerth, A. (2015), "Designing an MSIS Core Curriculum: A Case Study," Communications of the Association for Information Systems.

  • Gerth, A. and Peppard, J. (2014) “How Newly Appointed CIOs Take Charge,” MIS Quarterly Executive, 13:3.

  • Gerth, A. and Peppard, J. (2013) “How Newly Appointed CIOs Take Charge:  The Critical First Two Years”, Proceedings of America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Chicago.

  • Gerth, A. (2012), “CIO Leadership:  The Critical First Two Years”, Presentation, SIMposium International Conference, Dallas, TX, October.

  • Gerth, Anthony B. (2011), "How to Develop Business Focused Development Plans for IT Professionals," International Conference on IT Management, Las Vegas, NV, February. 
  • Gerth, Anthony B. (2010), "How Newly Appointed CIOs Take Charge," International Engaged Scholarship Conference, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, June.  

  • Gerth, A. and S. Rothman (2007), "The Future IS Organization in a Flat World," Information Systems Management, Vol. 24, pp. 103-111.

  • Gerth, A. (2007) “Process Harmonization:  A CEO’s Dream”, Panel Moderator, SAP SAPPHIRE Conference, Vienna, Austria May 2007

  • Gerth, A. (2005), "Getting Value from Your IT Service Provider," Gartner Outsourcing Conference, Los Angeles, CA, April.

  • Gerth, A. (2002), "The Value of Business Integration," International Tandem User Group (ITUG) International Conference, San Jose, CA, October.