Rajiv Kishore

Professor and Chair, Department of Management, Entrepreneurship & Technology
Expertise: Information technology, Firm governance, Healthcare IT, Knowledge management, IT innovation, NFTs, Social media


Rajiv Kishore is chair of UNLV's department of management, entrepreneurship, and technology. Kishore is also a professor of business analytics and management information systems (MIS) in the Lee Business School.

Raised in a remote village in India, Kishore earned his Ph.D. in the U.S. and spent 20 years working in academia before joining UNLV in August 2018. He also has experience in private industry, working in the systems engineering and aeronautics fields.

Kishore's research, which focuses on information technology and systems and outsourcing, has been published in prominent journals such as MIS Quarterly and European Journal of Information Systems. Research topics include the intersection of social media and online/virtual social support communities with healthcare, corruption and HR training, e-business, and knowledge sharing among older adults.


  • B.E., Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
  • Graduate Certificate, Aeronautical Engineering and Production Technology, Indian Institute of Technology
  • M.S. and Ph.D., Computer Information Systems, Georgia State University

Rajiv Kishore In The News

K.T.N.V. T.V. ABC 13
There is yet another new technology that is sweeping across the internet and causing a cash craze involving some big name artists, athletes and collectors.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Rajiv Kishore, professor and chair of UNLV’s department of management, entrepreneurship and technology, says that NFT growth has followed a standard path of new innovation.
Las Vegas Review Journal
Let’s begin by defining the terms.

Articles Featuring Rajiv Kishore

Portrait of man in front of UNLV building
People | August 13, 2018

This Lee Business School department chair has pursued his dreams from India to New York — and now to UNLV.