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Decision & Information Sciences

School of Business Administration

Elliott Hall, Room 427
275 Varner Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4485
(location map)

Renowned faculty researchers bring innovative business concepts and real-world applications to life in Oakland University’s management information systems programs. Collaboration with industry combined with integrating today’s business challenges into the curriculum means OU students graduate with the skills and knowledge required to address vital business and technology issues.

The department is home to Oakland University’s Center for Data Science and Big Data Analytics, a collaborative, cross-disciplinary research center that merges the expertise of biomedical science, mathematics, engineering, business and finance to develop innovative solutions to high-impact problems.


Contact Us
Dr. Vijayan Sugumaran
Department Chair
442 Elliott Hall
(248) 370-4649
[email protected]

Carrie Haddon
Office Assistant
440 Elliott Hall
(248) 370-3283
[email protected]

Name Title Company
Andre Arebelaez President Hispanic IT Executive Council
V. Balaji Chief Information Officer Tata Technologies
James Cavellier Senior Vice President Services Division Comerica Bank
Jeff Douville Director, Materials Planning and Logistics A123 LLC
Candace Hayden Sr. Vice President of Technology Hutchinson North America
Jim Kamp    
Dennis Hodges Chief Information Officer Inteva Products LLC
Thomas McKenna Senior Vice President Engineering and Technology Penske Logistics
Quaid Saifee President WIT Incorporated
Saad Shah CEO Metric-X
Vijayan Sugumaran Professor and Chair Decision and Information Science Oakland University
Jason Vazzano CEO Vectorform

Please see the School of Business Administration Faculty/Staff Directory for more information, including office location, link to personal web pages and more.


Name Email Phone
Vijayan Sugumaran, Chair [email protected] (248) 370-4649
Henry Aigbedo [email protected] (248) 370-4959
Osman Aydas [email protected] (248) 370-2821
Junhyun Bae [email protected] (248) 370-3689
Venugopal Balijepally [email protected] (248) 370-4088
Eralda Caushaj [email protected] (248) 370-3690
Mohammad Dadashzadeh [email protected] (248) 370-2831
Xiaodong Deng [email protected] (248) 370-4089
Eugene Fliedner [email protected] (248) 370-4281
Tammy Grace [email protected] (248) 370-3276
Mark Isken [email protected] (248) 370-3296
Karl Majeske [email protected] (248) 370-4976
Kieran Mathieson [email protected] (248) 370-3284
Yaman Roumani [email protected] (248) 370-2717
Yazan Roumani [email protected] (248) 370-4974
Amy Rutledge [email protected] (248) 370-3507
Ramandeep Sandhu [email protected] (248) 370-3278
T. J. Wharton [email protected] (248) 370-4284

Special Lecturer

Collette Johnson

Professors Emeriti

David Doane