PhD, Marketing, Purdue University
MS, Statistics, Purdue University
MBA, International Business, IIFT, India
BE, Chemical Engineering, BITS (Pilani), India
Research Areas: Social and Digital Media Strategies, Consumer Multichannel Shopping, Healthy buying, Health care Marketing, New products and Branding, Topics in Retailing
Ramkumar, Rishika, Ashish Kumar, Ramkumar Janakiraman and Ram Bezawada (2013), “The Effect of Customers’ Social Media Participation on Customer Visit Frequency and Profitability,” (Equal Contribution), Information Systems Research, 24 (1), March, 108-127.
Bezawada, Ram and Koen Pauwels (2013), “What is Special about Marketing Organic Products? How Organic Assortment, Price and Promotions Drive Retailer Performance,” Journal of Marketing, 77 (1), January, 31-51.
Sridhar, Karthik, Ram Bezawada and Minakshi Trivedi (2012), “Investigating the Drivers of Consumer Cross Category Learning for New Products Using Multiple Data Sets,” Marketing Science, 31 (4), July/August, 668-688.
Bezawada, Ram, S. Balachander, Venkatesh Shankar and P.K. Kannan (2009), “Cross-Category Effects of Aisle and Display Placements: A Spatial Modeling Approach and Insights, Journal of Marketing, 73(3), May, 99–117.
Best Paper in Track Award, AMA Summer Educators Conference, San Francisco, 2011
MSI/WIMI Award for Modeling “Multichannel” Customer Behavior, 2010
UB-2020 Interdisciplinary Research Foundation Award, 2009
Co-director, Research Group in Integrated Marketing, 2008- Current (Obtained and organized a database useful for Ph.D. student research in addition to other duties)
Ph.D. Program Co-coordinator, Marketing Department 2013-Current
Member, Undergraduate Committee, 2009-2012
Member, Internship Committee, 2012-current
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