Meet Asst Prof Jessica Santana

Technology Management Welcomes New Faculty Member, Jessica Santana

Jessica Santana joins award-winning faculty in advancing the practice of Technology Management at UCSB. Jessica earned her PhD and MA in sociology from Stanford University after receiving a Master of Information Management and Systems degree at UC Berkeley, with certification in the Management of Technology from the Haas School of Business. She has also worked in industry, as a strategy and management consultant, entrepreneur, and product manager. 

Prof Leonardi on Digital Transformation

Technology Management Professor Paul Leonardi on Successful Digital Transformation

As seen in the December 2020 MIT Sloan Management Review 

At the 30,000-foot level of the corporate suite, plotting digital change is heady, exciting stuff. Business leaders can almost smell the gains in efficiency and speed and the data-driven increase in customer satisfaction when they think about all the new tools at their disposal and how they might restructure their organizations.

Assistant Professor Matt Beane's Research Featured in Harvard Business Review

Learning to Work with Intelligent Machines, as seen in Harvard Business Review

According to research conducted by Technology Management Assistant Professor Matt Beane, on-the-job learning is under threat. According to Beane, "The headlong introduction of sophisticated analytics, AI, and robotics into many aspects of work is fundamentally disrupting this time-honored and effective approach. Tens of thousands of people will lose or gain jobs every year as those technologies automate work, and hundreds of millions will have to learn new skills and ways of working.

2019 New Venture Competition Winners!

Authentication Software Developer, Allthenticate, Takes Top Prize at NVC

After eight intensive months of coursework, research, mentorship, practice, and even more practice, six New Venture Competition Teams, winnowed from a field of 20 finalists, competed on May 29, 2019 for $40,000 in prize money and the opportunity to wow judges, investors, and more than 250 attendees.

Prof Barley Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Anthropology of Work

Distinguished Professor Stephen R. Barley Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for the Anthropology of Work

Stephen R. Barley, the Christian A. Felipe Professor of Technology Management at UCSB, has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Conrad Arensberg Prize by the Society for the Anthropology of Work. Established by the Society in 1991 to recognize outstanding contributions to the field of the anthropology of work, Stephen R. Barley is one of only 17 recipients to receive the award, including Conrad Arensberg himself. 

TED Talk: UCSB Asst Prof Matt Beane -- Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Training and Development

"Shadow Learning" the Result of Limited Opportunities for Hands-on Training and Mentorship

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) Assistant Professor Matt Beane presents insights into his research addressing the impact of artificial intelligence on the workforce in a newly released TED Talk available on the Ted.com homepage.