Brokerage, Competition and Technology 

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Awards and Service

Selected Honors and Awards 


  • Best Paper Award, Track: General Topics. International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Seoul, South Korea. 2017.
  • Junior Faculty Consortium International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Seoul, South Korea. 2017.
  • Junior Faculty Consortium International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Dublin, Ireland. 2016.
  • Nominated Best in Business, Beta Gamma Sigma, Hong Kong Chapter, 2015. 
  • Best Student Paper Runner-up Award (OCIS Division), Academy of Management, 2014.
  • Academy of Management OCIS Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management, 2014. I was one of the 26 students selected worldwide to attend this Consortium. 
  • Academy of Management Conference Best Paper Proceedings (OCIS Division), Academy of Management, 2014.
  • The University of Hong Kong “Conference Support for Research Postgraduate Students”, 2014.
  • International Awards. The 17th Prize Presentation Ceremony. The University of Hong Kong, 2014. 
  • International Awards. The 18th Prize Presentation Ceremony. The University of Hong Kong, 2015.
  • Microsoft GirlSpark Case Competition, Winner, Hong Kong, 2014. 
  • Selected as “Leader of Tomorrow” for St. Gallen Symposium 2013. Best contributions worldwide, 2013.
  • The University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Scholarship, 2012, 2013, 2014. 
  • The University of Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship, 2011. 

Academic service and community membership 

  • Associate Editor: Information and Management (2022-present).

  • Associate Editor in ICIS 2019 in (General topic track in Munich, Germany), ICIS 2020 (Digital Innovation, Entrepreneurship and New Business Models track in Hyderabad, India), ICIS 2021 (Professional Development Workshops (PDW) Track in Austin, Texas), ICIS 2022 (IS and the future of work track in Copenhagen, Denmark), ECIS 2020 (General track), ECIS 2021 (General track in Marrakech, Morocco).

  • PhD students’ thesis committee member (four students): Setor Tenace Kwaku, Chen Yi, Nila Zhang, Zhuoran Jiao. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

  • Reviewer: Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Research Policy, ECRA, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Strategic Information Systems, International Journal of Information Management, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Frontiers, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS). 

  • Mini-Track Chair in AMCIS 2023 (Panama City, Panama), AMCIS 2022 (Minneapolis, MN), AMCIS 2021 (virtual conference), AMCIS 2020 (virtual conference), AMCIS 2019 (Cancun, Mexico), AMCIS 2018 (New Orleans, LA), AMCIS 2017 (Boston, MA), AMCIS 2016 (San Diego, CA): IT-Enabled Information Management Capability (IMC) in the Strategic and Competitive Use of Information Technology (SCUIT) track. 

  • Program Committee Member in Digital Innovations, Transformation, and Society Conference 2018. New Delhi, India; and Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2019 (PACIS) in Xi’an China.

  • Membership: Association for Information Systems, Academy of Management, Strategic Management Society, Production and Operations Management Society, Beta Gamma Sigma (The International Business Honor Society).

  • Member of Faculty Search Committee: President's Interdisciplinary Faculty Hiring Initiative in E-Mobility in the University of Georgia (Fall 2023 – Spring 2024). Information Systems and Technology Department junior faculty hiring committee member in IE Business School (Fall 2015). 

  • Participation in MIS Faculty Search Process: At University of Georgia, 2021-2022, 2022-2023. At Nanyang Technological University, 2016-2017, 2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020.

  • Pedagogical Contributions: Led the initiative to change the pedagogy of the Business Intelligence and Analytics courses to flipped classroom in The University of Georgia. In addition, I implemented new collaborative and active learning methods in MIST7770. 

  • Teaching Support: Guided and helped faculty within the MIS department at The University of Georgia to improve their pedagogical approaches and syllabus. Re-designed courses and provided pedagogical feedback for other faculty members in Nanyang Technological University.

  • Ph.D. Student Recruitment support: Participated in the interview process and evaluation of one Ph.D. student applicant at The University of Georgia in Spring 2023.

  • External guest speaker committee: Successfully invited and coordinated the visits of international and senior scholars to Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. 

  • UiPath academic alliance manager: I was the UiPath academic alliance manager in Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. I oversaw all the UiPath implementations across the University and UiPath training of other faculty members. I got certified as an RPA Design and Development Educator. 

  • Course coordinator: I coordinated the AC2401 Accounting Information Systems in Spring 2021. I managed a team of four senior faculty members, re-designed the course, and implemented a flipped classroom and active learning methods.