Associate Dean, Faculty and Research
Michael Goul serves as Associate Dean for Research at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He works with the School’s portfolio of research centers, coordinates the School’s Ph.D. Program, and he represents the School on University research initiatives such as those associated with advanced analytics. For the six years prior, he served as chair of the school’s department of information systems. Goul spearheaded the development of the nine-month Master of Science in Business Analytics program, and he administered the launch of the School’s undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Data Analytics degree. Michael also administered the launch of the online version of Carey’s highly successful Master’s of Science in Information Management program. U.S. News and World Report recently included that program in its ranking of Carey’s online graduate offerings as 3rd best in the nation. Carey’s graduate program’s information systems specialty was recently ranked 10th, and the undergraduate program was ranked 17th. Goul is passionate about how the concomitant explosion of big data, the shift to cloud computing and the emergence of the mobile/social web does and will impact the global economy. His most recent research efforts are in the area of big data and data science governance, fog computing and analytics contracts. In summer 2016, Goul was recognized with the Outstanding Leadership Award by the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Services Computing. He has published over one hundred articles, authored cases and he conducted analytics research at companies including American Express, eBay, Intel and Teradata.
Consulting with Teradata, Intel, American Express