Institute for Digital Enterprise

Connecting Students to Business Applications of Emerging Technologies

Developing Skills for Digital Transformation

The Institute for Digital Enterprise is advancing thought leadership in digital intelligence.

IDE supports programs that prepare students to solve business problems using current and soon-to-be leading practices in cloud computing, pervasive technologies, the Internet of Things, and machine intelligence. Previous event speakers and panels have included:

  • Dr. Jian Yang, Leader, Digital Health, Eli Lilly
  • Clayton Nunes, Global IT Director, Cook Medical
  • Armin Kaltenmeier, Head of Corporate Services, SAP
  • Jiten Dajee, Specialist Senior, Deloitte Consulting
  • Tyce Deal, GIS Director of Digital & Analytics, Whirlpool Corporation
  • Mark Schauer, Director of the R&D Studio, 84.51⁰
  • Dr. Björn Ganzhorn, Head of eXperience SAP, SAP GlobalMarketing
  • Joanna Milliken, SVP ProductManagement, Salesforce
  • Chris Zobler, North AmericaLeader Watson Data and AI, IBM
  • Jessica Raczka, Vice President, Ecosystems and Alliances, Deloitte Consulting

Meet Our Co-Directors

Hillol Bala


  • Associate Professor of Information Systems
  • Fettig/Whirlpool Faculty Fellow

Tom Gregory


  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Corporate partnerships shape the school's understanding of digital intelligence and help companies tap into Kelley's talent.

Vijay Khatri, Associate Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Operations and Decision Technologies