John Mooney



John Mooney
Associate Professor, Information Systems and Technology Management
Pepperdine GBMS

Dr. John Mooney is Executive Director of the Institute for Entertainment, Media and Culture at Pepperdine University and Associate Professor of Information Systems and Technology Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management. He is also a Research Affiliate at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research.

At the Graziadio School, Dr. Mooney previously served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Online Programs from 2014-2015; Department Chair for Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Information Systems and Decision Sciences from 2012-2014; and as Associate Dean for Academic Programs at the Graziadio School from 2005-2010. In the latter role, his responsibilities included leadership and oversight of the development and delivery of the Graziadio School’s portfolio of degree and certificate programs. He is a Co-Chair for the upcoming 2016 International Conference on Information Systems, which will be held in December in Dublin, Ireland.

Dr. Mooney holds a BS in Computer Science and a Master of Management Science both from University College Dublin, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems from UC Irvine. His current research interests include IT-enabled business innovation (aka “digital innovation”), and business executive responsibilities for the management of IT and information resources.

John is married to Dr. Angela Tripoli, who coaches executives and professionals through life and career transitions. They are blessed with one daughter, whose passion is ballet. John volunteers his time at St. Thomas More Catholic Parish, building props and backstage crew at Maple Ballet Conservatory, and as a “Lead Trail Boss” and “Lead Land Steward” at the Irvine Ranch Conservancy.