Faculty Profiles

Donna Stoddard

  • Associate Professor
Academic Division: TOIM
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Bio

Donna Stoddard is Associate Professor and Chair of the Technology, Operations and Information Management (TOIM) Division at Babson College. Dr. Stoddard teaches undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses related to management information systems and business strategy. Before joining the Babson faculty, Dr. Stoddard was on the faculty at Harvard Business School where she taught in the MBA and executive education programs. She is a graduate of Creighton University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Harvard Business School where she received her BS, MBA and DBA, respectively. Dr. Stoddard has explored how small and large companies leverage enterprise systems to improve communication and collaboration. She completed a study which documented the "State of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) in Massachusetts". In addition, she is conducting research related to digital government, electronic commerce, managing the IT infrastructure and IT business innovation. Dr. Stoddard has written a number of cases and articles on reengineering and the impact of information technology on the structure and strategy of the firm. Dr. Stoddard’s articles have been published in such journals as Harvard Business Review, California Management Review, MIS Quarterly and Journal of MIS.

Before entering the doctoral program at the Harvard Business School, Dr. Stoddard spent several years in various marketing positions at IBM where she worked with large financial services and manufacturing companies, and she was on the audit staff at KPMG Peat Marwick Mitchell. Dr. Stoddard has served as a keynote speaker at management and senior executive conferences sponsored by KPMG Peat Marwick, Ernst & Young, The Travelers, MIT, Boston University, State Street Boston Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, and SIEMENS Rolm Communications.

Dr. Stoddard is a trustee for the Carroll School. Formerly, she served on the Board of Directors and the Board of Overseers for the Boys and Girls Club of Boston, was a trustee and member of the executive committee of the Meadowbrook School of Weston and a trustee and member of the executive committee for Noble and Greenough School.

Academic Degrees

  • DBA, Harvard University, Graduate School of Business
  • MBA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BS, Creighton University

Academic Interests

Information Technology Support for Innovation; Business Process Engineering; Electronic Commerce

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2019

    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • SME 2012 MANAGING INFORMATION TECH AND SYSTEMS
  • Degree Courses 2018

    • FME 1000 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS
    • SME 2012 MANAGING INFORMATION TECH AND SYSTEMS
    • FME 1001 FOUNDATIONS OF MGMT & ENTREPRENEURS

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Mancha, R., Gordon, S.R., Stoddard, D.B. (2019). LBRY, Inc.: Scaling and Monetizing a Blockchain Startup. Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy. Vol: 2, Issue: 3, Page: 267-280. Sage. link
  • Balachandra, L., Stoddard, D.B. (2018). Rahama Wright and Shea Yeleen. Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy.
  • Feld, C., Stoddard, D.B. (2003). Getting IT Right. Harvard Business Review.

Books

  • Godwyn, M.E., Stoddard, D.B. (2011). Minority Women Entrepreneurs. Page: 224. Stanford University Press.

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Gilleran, R., Stoddard, D.B. (2018). invisaWear. Babson Case Collection.
  • Stoddard, D.B. (2017). ShotSpotter: Public Safety, IoT and Big Data. Issue: BAB358. Babson College Case Collection.
  • Stoddard, D.B., Balachandra, L. (2016). ISlide Inc. Babson College.
  • Stoddard, D.B., Balachandra, L. (2016). ISlide Inc. - Teaching Note. Babson College.

Book Chapters

  • Stoddard, D.B. (2013). Business Process Reengineering: Encyclopedia of Management Theory. Page: 99-101. Sage Publications, Inc..

Reports

  • Stoddard, D.B. (2005). State of Minority Business in Massachusetts submitted to Kaufflman Foundation and Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA .

Conference Proceedings

  • Shankaranarayanan, G., Stoddard, D.B., Gilleran, R. (2017). Digital Brand Strategy Project - a project for a ITM course: Digital Brand Strategy Project - a project for an ITM course. Americas Conference on Information Systems.
  • Stoddard, D. (2017). ShotSpotter: Public Safety, IoT and Big Data. USASBE Conference 2017.
  • Shankaranarayanan, G., Iyer, B.R., Stoddard, D.B. (2012). Quality of Social Media Data and Implications of Social Media for Data Quality: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ – 2012). Page: 311-325.

Presentations

  • invisaWear Gilleran, R. Stoddard, D. USASBE, St. Petersburg, Florida (2019)
  • Measuring Social Value: How Entrepreneurs offer “impact” returns to VCs Balachandra, L. Stoddard, D. USASBE, St. Petersburg, Florida (2019)
  • Beyond Wireless Stoddard, D. Glover, W. USASBE, Los Angeles, CA (2018)
  • DIGITAL BRAND STRATEGY PROJECT Gilleran, R. Shankaranarayanan, G. Stoddard, D. AMCIS, Boston, MA (2017)
  • Learning Outside the Classroom by Launching, Building, and Analyzing an Online Business Gilleran, R. Stoddard , D. OBTC Teaching Conference for Management Education, Providence, RI (2017)
  • Rahama Wright and Shea Yeleen Balachandra, L. Stoddard, D. USASBE, Philadelphia, PA (2017)
  • ShotSpotter: Public Safety, Big Data and IOT Stoddard, D. USASBE , Philadelphia, PA (2017)
  • Technology Is Transforming Business and Entrepreneurship Stoddard, D. Continuum's for Economic Development Forum , Memphis Tennessee (2016)
  • Mannequin Madness Case Study Stoddard, D. International Conference on Small Business, Jersey City, NJ (2016)
  • ISlide USA Stoddard, D. Balachandra, L. USASBE , San Diego, CA (2016)
  • Action Trumps Everything Stoddard, D. Continuum's for Economic Development Forum , Memphis, TN (2015)
  • Foundations of management and entrepreneurship: Developing entrepreneurial leaders the Babson way Greenberg, D. Stoddard, D. Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Education, Lowell, MA (2015)
  • Quality of Social Media Data and Implications of Social Media for Data Quality Shankaranarayanan, G. Iyer, B. Stoddard, D. The 17th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ 2012), Paris, France (2012)
  • Minority Women Entrepreneurs Stoddard, D. Black Afinity Conference, (2011)
  • Stoddard, D. Goldman Sachs Teaching Group, (2010)
  • Social Entrepreneurship Stoddard, D. Ashoka Conference - Harvard, (2009)
  • Supporting the Growth of Women’s Business Ownership through Professional and Workforce Development Barton, M. , M. , B. Stoddard, D. USASBE, Anaheim, CA (2008)
  • Cases on Minority Women Entrepreneurs Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs, Dallas (2007)
  • Using Cases for Teaching and Research Stoddard, D. PhD Program Doctoral Student Consortium, Keystone Colorado (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case Study Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs Forum, San Francisco, CA (2007)
  • Strategic Planning Stoddard, D. Thornton, E. Accelerating the Growth of Women Entrepreneurs Forum, San Francisco, CA (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case STudy Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs Forum, Atlanta (2007)
  • Legacy Bank Case Study Stoddard, D. Accellerating Growth of Minority Women Entrepreneurs, Philadelphia (2007)
  • Presented Cases Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Women of Color Entrepreneurs Research Forums , Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Washington DC (2007)
  • Presentation Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Women of color Research Forum, San Francisco (2006)
  • Presentation Stoddard, D. Accelerating the Growth of Women of color Research Forum, Washington DC (2006)
  • Foundation Management Experience Neck, H. Stoddard, D. USASBE’s Most Innovative Entrepreneurship Education Course , Tuscon, AZ (2006)
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