Luminary: Sharif Nijim

Sharif Nijim is an assistant teaching professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, where he teaches business analytics and IT. Previously, he has served as the Senior Director for IT Service Delivery at the University of Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technologies overseeing data stewardship, information security and compliance, learning platforms, product services, project management, and enterprise architecture. Sharif was instrumental in defining and executing a strategy to move to a cloud-centric model for delivering IT services. His main areas of focus include cloud computing, graph analytics, and enterprise architecture.