Dr. Abhishek Behl is a researcher in the area of information technology and analytics. He has earned his second Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay where his research is in the area of crowdfunding and gamification. He holds a rich experience of teaching, research and consultancy. He has taught subjects like Business Analytics; Marketing Analytics; Digital Marketing; Marketing Research at colleges like SCMHRD; SP Jain etc. He has also served as a Senior Manager- Research at Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad. His research is in the area of business analytics and decision sciences with a focus on gamification, stakeholder engagement, sustainability, and e-commerce start-ups.
He features on the editorial board of many journals like the Journal of Global Information Management (ABDC: A); Journal of Global Marketing (ABDC: B); Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organization (ABDC:B). He regularly reviews articles for high impact journals like IJIM, JBR, AOR, JSR, JGIM, BIJ, etc. He has edited two books and is editing a couple of Special Issues in the journal of international repute.
He has published in journals like Annals of Operations Research; Journal of Business Research; International Journal of Information Management; Management Decision; Information Systems and e-Business Management; Benchmarking etc. He has also won research grants from NASMEI and Emerald Publishers for research proposals in the area of information technology and its application in stakeholder engagement. He has presented his research work in reputable international forums like The World Bank; United Nations University; Decision Science Institute etc. He was also a visiting scholar at South University of Science and Technology, China in 2018. He has been a resource person to various Management Development Programs for companies like Wipro; Godrej; Tata Motors; CEAT Tyres etc. He is a certified trainer for Google Analytics and has offered training to more than 10 international organizations like LinkedIn; Air Liquide; Conde Nast; Bio-Rad. His area of research and teaching is along with the interface of business analytics and decision sciences for new business ventures through gamification.