Emeritus Members

Michael Goul, Ph.D.

Arizona State University
In Memory - Teradata University Emeritus and former Teradata University Executive Director

Michael Goul is Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and a Professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University (ASU).  He is an affiliated faculty member for both ASU’s Institute for Social Science Research and the Global Security Initiative, and he serves on the Biodesign Institute's Internal Advisory Board. In the W. P. Carey School, Michael oversees faculty and department affairs and leads initiatives to advance faculty excellence.  In addition, he oversees 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. As chair, 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 of Science in Information Management program. 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 affect 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.