Laxmi Gunupudi is a Fellow from IIM Bangalore in the area of ‘Decision Sciences and Information Systems’. She is a recipient of “Director’s Merit List” award during her course work at IIM Bangalore and is also awarded a minor in the area of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management. She has about 11 years IT industry experience with GE, Geometric and IBM. She currently consults for “Centre for Digital Financial Inclusion”. She is also a visiting faculty at IIM Tiruchirapalli and IIM Nagpur. She has experience in teaching Information Systems subjects such as Information Systems Management, Managing Digital Transformations, Decision Making, and Enterprise Systems. Her research work is primarily around cloud computing and organizational adoption of innovations. Her research interests also include IT Governance Choice, IT Outsourcing, Business Value of IT and ICT for Development.