James Davis

James Davis

Instructor, Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems
Instructor, Flores MBA Program
, Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute
2226 Business Education Complex South
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-9072
Fax: 225-578-2511


  • PhD Information Systems & Decision Science, Louisiana State University, 2008
  • BS Mathematics, University of Alabama, 1994
  • MS Computer Science, University of South Alabama, 2002

Awards & Honors

  • People to Watch 2021, 225 Magazine, 2021


  • Teaching Interests: Entrepreneurship, Project Management, and Software Development.
  • Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Disaster Management and Planning, and Real Options in Technology


  • Davis, J. (2018, February). Python for the Data Scientist: An Introduction. Presented at Activate sponsored by , Louisiana Technology Park.
  • Davis, J. (2016, August). Scrum: The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu of agile application development. Presented at SQL Saturday sponsored by Microsoft, Baton Rouge, LA.

Media Contributions

  • Internet; WAFB Baton Rouge; "BTR Crime brings stats to the palm of your hand"By Carmen Farrish Online article describing BTR Crime, an app developed by James Davis - the app uses data from the Baton Rouge Police Department to plot crime on an interactive map. ; 2018

Employed by LSU since

August 26, 2013