- He has served on the Board of IIM Bangalore
- He continues to serve on the Boards of IDRBT, Hyderabad, and sflc.in
- He serves on the editorial board of the Information & Management journal
- PhD, JM Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, USA
- MBA, Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University, India
- BTech, IIT Delhi, India
Professor Dé’s research interests are in ICT for Development, Open Source and e-Government Systems. He has published two books and over 50 articles in international journals, refereed conference proceedings and as chapters in books.
Since 1990, he has taught Information Systems and Management Science courses in various universities in the United States, India, Spain, France, Sweden and Norway.
In July 2010, he received the Best Professor in Information Systems award at Asia's Best B-School Awards in Singapore. He received the Outstanding Paper Award at the Eighth International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2009, at Linz, Austria. He was awarded the Rene Wagenaar Outstanding Paper Award at the Sixth International Conference on Electronic Government, EGOV 2007, in Regensburg, Germany.