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Faculty and Staff

Robert  Plant

Robert Plant

Associate Professor and Department Chair, Business Technology

(305) 284-1963
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Research Interests

  • Tech-Strategy
  • CFO-CIO Issues
  • Technology and Board Level decision making

Selected Publications

Brand Intelligence = Big Data + Customer Intelligence
Harvard Business Review (Chinese Edition), December 2012

To Create a Global Brand you need a Global App
Harvard Business Review (Chinese Edition), September 2012

The Data Crisis
Harvard Business Review (Chinese Edition), February 2010

The Disappearing Data Center
Harvard Business Review, July-August 2009

Blog Posts
Harvard Business Review

Big Data Republic

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Fellow, British Computer Society
  • Visiting Professor, Universidad Gabriela Mistral, Santiago, Chile
  • Research Associate, Oxford Institute Information Management
  • Visiting Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
  • European Engineer, European Federation of National Engineering Associations
  • Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Chartered Engineer, United Kingdom
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, Professional + Internet


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Liverpool (England), 1987
  • M.Sc., Computation, Oxford University (England), 1985
  • B.Sc., (Hons) 1st Class, Computer Science, The Polytechnic, Wolverhampton (England), 1984


  • Strategy and information technology
  • CIO-CFO Issues and IT as it impacts at Board of Director Level decision making

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