Will lead INFORMS Information Systems Society for two-year term beginning November 1.

Professor Ravi Bapna has been elected president of the INFORMS Information Systems Society (ISS). The society's goal is to foster and promote research on the use and impact of information technology in organizations. It also provides a forum for researchers and practitioners in information systems to interact and further their interests in the area.

Bapna was most recently vice president of the society. His term runs from November 1, 2013 through October 31, 2015. ISS's annual conference is in Minneapolis this year on October 5 and 6 at the Convention Center. Co-chairs of this event are Professor Gedas Adomavicius and Associate Professor Gautam Ray.