Lorne Olfman

Biography

Lorne Olfman is Dean of the School of Information Systems and Technology and Fletcher Jones Chair in Technology Management at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) and. He came to Claremont in 1987 after graduating with a PhD in Business (Management Information Systems) from Indiana University. Lorne’s research interests include: how software can be learned and used in organizations, the impact of computer-based systems on knowledge management, and the design and adoption of systems used for group work. Along with Terry Ryan, Lorne co-directs the Social Learning Software Lab (SL2). A key component of Lorne’s teaching is his involvement with doctoral students; he has supervised 38 students to completion. Lorne is an active member of the Information Systems community.