Gunjan Mansingh is head of the department and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing, the University of the West Indies (U.W.I), Mona, Jamaica. She obtained a PhD. in Information Systems and an M.Phil. in Computer Science from U.W.I. and a B.Sc. from St Xavier’s College, Bombay University, India. She worked for a few years in the IT industry in Jamaica before moving to academia. She teaches various courses at the undergraduate and the graduate level in Computer Science and Information Systems. She has conducted workshops in Jamaica on data mining and business intelligence. In 2013 she received the best research publication award and in 2014 she received a teaching award at her university.
She is a co-editor of an edited book titled “Knowledge Management for Development: Domains, Strategies, and Technologies for Developing Countries”, Springer Integrated Series in Information Systems. She also serves on the international editorial review board of International Journal of Knowledge Management. Her research interests are in the following areas; Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Decision Support Systems, Knowledge Management and Knowledge Management Systems, Expert Systems, and Technology Adoption. In her research, she has worked in different domains in Jamaica such as healthcare, crime, agriculture, e-commerce, and financial services. Her research focus has been on harnessing data, information, and knowledge in the various sources to assist in the decision making process. She has over 50 publications in international journals, proceedings of several international conferences and as book chapters. She is also currently working with other co-authors on a book “Business Intelligence for SME's: An Agile Roadmap toward Business Sustainability”