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Sameer Verma

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Sameer Verma

Professor, Information Systems

Professor Sameer Verma is professor of Information Systems at San Francisco State University.

His research focuses on the diffusion and adoption of innovative technologies. He is currently working on several academic research projects which include the diffusion of open source software, sustainable IT in rural and remote environments, and the impact of offline networks.

In addition to his academic work, Professor Verma has worked with companies in consulting capacity in the areas of content analysis, management and delivery.

Professor Verma is on the Board of Directors of the Drupal Association. He also serves on the advisory boards of WiRED International, The Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business (CESB) at SF State, some San Francisco Bay Area technology companies. He is also the founder of the Commons Initiative at SF State, the One Laptop per Child San Francisco community, the One Laptop per Child Jamaica community and an institutional partner at the Center of Excellence, University of the West Indies, Jamaica.

Contact Information



Office Hours: FALL 2014 -TBA

Phone: 338-7016

Department: Information Systems

Location: SCI 359

Advising Duties: Advisor/565,782/ECS


Research Interests

  • Content Management and Delivery
  • Business Models of Open Source Software
  • Management of Mobile Networks
  • Adaptable Messaging Systems
  • Identity Management on Mobile Networks
  • Sustainable IT
  • Resource-constrained networks

Professional Associations

Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)

Association of information Systems (AIS)

Intellectual Contributions

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