Dr. Janz is a Professor of MIS and is an Associate Director for the FedEx Center for Supply Chain Management in the FedEx Institute of Technology at the Fogelman College of Business & Economics at The University of Memphis. In addition, he is the co-founder of the University’s Center for Managing Emerging Technology, and recently served as the Director for the Fogelman College's Exexutive Education program.
Brian’s research has been published in book chapters as well as many academic and practitioner journals as including MIS Quarterly, Decision Science, Journal of MIS, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Database Management, Journal of Information Technology Management, Information and Management, Journal of Global IT Management, Cycle Time Research, Journal of Strategic Performance Measurement, and the Journal of Education for MIS. In addition, Dr. Janz serves on the editorial review boards of numerous journals.
Dr. Janz has over 20 years of experience in the information systems field working for The University of Minnesota, IBM, Honeywell, and General Motors, as well as consulting with several Fortune 500 companies and governmental agencies. Brian is sought out by these organizations to conduct consulting projects, educational and leadership programs, as well as to deliver keynote speeches.
Dr. Janz did his bachelor’s work in electrical engineering at both the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota. He earned an MBA in strategic management and a Ph.D. in MIS from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.