Emeritus Member

Jeff Hoffer (Advisory Board Bio Photo)

Jeff Hoffer, Ph.D.

University of Dayton, Sherman

Standard Register Professor of Data Management


Jeffrey A. Hoffer is the Sherman - Standard Register Professor of Data Management at the University of Dayton. He received a PhD from Cornell University in 1973 and was on the faculties of Case Western Reserve University and Indiana University before joining UD. Until recently, Jeff was a Professor and Chair of UD's MIS, Operations Management, and Decision Sciences Department. He is a founder of the INFORMS College on Information Systems, the International Conference on Information Systems (and its conference chair in 1985), and the Association for Information Systems. He is the author of many scholarly publications in the areas of database management, systems analysis, strategic systems planning, and human-computer interaction. He is co-author of several leading textbooks: Modern Database Management, Modern Systems Analysis and Design, Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, and Managing Information Technology: What Managers Need to Know, all published by Prentice-Hall.