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PhD projects

- Role of AI and Data Science in the Financial Services Industry
- Role of Data Scientists in Organizational Decision-Making

Personal profile


  • Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Financial Technologies (FinTech) and Information Systems (IS), at the Management Sciences and Marketing Division, Alliance Manchester Business School (AMBS)
  • Research Fellow, Scotiabank Digital Banking LabIvey Business School, Western University, Canada

  • Early Career Editorial Board Member, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems


Mayur P Joshi is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Financial Technologies (FinTech) and Information Systems (IS) at Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, UK. He holds a PhD in Business Administration from Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. His research examines the implications of digitalization for the fundamental and emerging processes of organizing by drawing on and contributing to organizational theory in the context of financial services and information technology industries. He worked as a banker for several years prior to joining academia, where he was engaged with functions and initiatives such as technology implementation, process improvement, and branch banking operations. His research has been published in the journal MIT Sloan Management Review as well as presented and recognized at the leading conferences in the fields of information systems and general management. 

Prizes and awards

  • Best Associate Editor award from European Conference on Information Systems (2023)
  • Practice Outreach Publication Award from Association for Information Systems (2022)
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2021-2022)
  • Showcase Symposium recognition by OMT Division AOM (2022)
  • Featured in top 10 most popular articles of 2021 @ MIT Sloan Management Review
  • Runner-up, Best Emerging Research Forum Paper Award, AMCIS 2020
  • Best Student Paper Award SIG DSA, ICIS 2019
  • Honorable Mention Award in Organization Theory Division, ASAC 2019
  • Best Paper Award in Strategic IT Track, AMCIS 2018
  • Runner-up Best Poster Award, Ivey Faculty Retreat 2017


Course Coordinator & Instructor

  • Financial Data Analytics and AI in Finance, taught in MSc Business Analytics and MSc Data Science programs


I am open to supervising PhD students on the topics at the intersection of information systems and organizational theory. My current focus is on the role of AI and data science in large banks and FinTech start-ups.

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Information Systems
  • European Group for Organizational Studies

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Business Administration, Ivey Business School at Western University

Aug 2016Jun 2021

Master of Business Administration, B. K. School of Business Management at Gujarat University, India

Jun 2002Mar 2004

Bachelor of Engineering, Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology at Gujarat University, India

Jul 1997Mar 2001

External positions

Research Fellow, Scotiabank Digital Banking Lab at Ivey Business School

2018 → …

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


  • FinTech
  • Digital Transformation
  • Information Systems
  • Data Science
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Organizational Theory


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