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Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies

McCombs School of Business McCombs School of Business

About Us

The Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies (CATT) fosters interaction and collaboration among faculty, industry leaders, and students to understand and address significant business problems of value to both industry and academia. The center was created in collaboration with USAA to serve as the primary hub for research at the school.

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Center Newsletter 

Center Activities: UT-USAA Research workshop


Texas Analytics Summit 2019

The 2019 Texas Analytics Summit will take place October 17-18 in Rowling Hall. We look forward to hearing from experts from across the country who will speak on the powerful new ways our use of data is shaping industry, commerce, and communication.

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Leadership and Staff

headshot kumar Muthuraman

Kumar Muthuraman

Faculty Director, Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies


Dan Mitchell

Dan Mitchell

Visiting Assistant Professor, Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies


Ben Fauber

Ben Fauber

Executive-in-Residence, Dell Technologies

Cesare Fracassi

Cesare Fracassi

Faculty Director, Blockchain Initiative

Blockchain Initiative

The Blockchain Initiative at Texas McCombs has three main goals: (i) to support faculty and graduate students research on blockchain across colleges at the University of Texas at Austin; (ii) to teach students the main concepts related to blockchain, cryptocurrency, and digital payments; (iii) to be the hub of knowledge for external relations with industry practitioners, policymakers, and media.

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The Center for Analytics and Transformative Technologies would like to thank our partner organizations:

Dell Technologies