Gaurav Shekhar


Gaurav Shekhar
Lecturer I, Information Systems
Program Manager, MS ITM Program
Email
(972) 883-5147
Education
MS, University of Texas at Dallas, 2016
B.Tech, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India 2010
Courses
ITSS 4351 Foundation of Business Intelligence
MIS 6309 Business Data Warehousing
Current / Recent Research
Bringing AGILE into the classrooms
New age Project Management Principals
Leadership Engagement through Non Profit Organizations
Reduction in Attrition in Non Profit Organizations
Awards and Recognition
Corporate Excellence Award, Toastmasters International, 2018
Outstanding Staff of the Year, Naveen Jindal School of Management, 2017-18
Division Director of the Year, Toastmasters International, 2016-17
Key Area Director of the Year, Toastmasters International, 2015-16
Distinguished Toastmaster, Toastmasters International, 2016
Distinguished Toastmaster, Toastmasters International, 2015
JSOM Face of the Year, Naveen Jindal School of Management, 2016
Professional Organizations
Toastmasters International
Association of Information Systems (AIS)
Grow Movement, UK
Advisor - Student Organizations
Indian Students Association (ISA)
ITM Student Leadership Council
Envision – UTD
Orators at UTD (Toastmasters)
Samanvay UTD
Tech Bridges
Biography
Gaurav is the Program Manager for the Information Technology and Management Program at UT Dallas. He is an alum of the same program. He also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Information Systems Area. He enjoys working with students and works with them across academic and non-academic areas. He has been instrumental in setting up student and corporate engagement programs at UT Dallas. He is one big believer in the concept of Servant Leadership which is the base of most of his initiatives. He is open to new ideas and feels that empowering the students is a great way to serve the school and the university. He also leads the Toastmasters District in North Eastern Texas, which has a strong presence in the School of Management as well.
List of Published Works