Keynote Speakers


Prof. Yanqing Duan
University of Bedfordshire, UK

Yanqing Duan (BSc, MSc, PhD, SFHEA) is a professor of Information Systems. She is also the founder and director of Business and Information Systems (BISC) at the Business School, University of Bedfordshire. Her principal research interest is the use of the emerging Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in organisations and their impact on decision making, innovation, and knowledge management. Her recent research has focused on how, why and to what extent Business Analytics is impacting on decision making, innovation, and organisational performance. She has co-ordinated many research projects funded by various funding sources, such as: European Commission, UK Department For International Development (DFID), JISC, British Council, etc. She has published over 180 peer reviewed articles, including papers in European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE transaction on Engineering Management, Information & Management, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, The Information Society, Expert Systems with Applications, Information Technology & People.

Prof. JungJoo Jahng
Seoul National University, South Korea

JungJoo (JJ) Jahng is Professor of Information Systems in the College of Business Administration, Seoul National University. Prior to joining SNU in 2004, he was a faculty member at Lally School of Management & Technology, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He received a B.S. degree in business administration and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Seoul National University, and a Ph.D. degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin–†Milwaukee. His research interests are in the domains of e-Business, IT strategy, and IT-based innovation. His research has appeared in a number of journals such as IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, the European Journal of Information Systems, the Journal of Information Technology, the E-Service Journal, and in refereed conference proceedings such as the Association for Information Systems Conference (AMCIS). He had the privilege of being one of the few accepted as a doctoral consortium candidate in both AIS 1999 Conference as well as International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS-99), which is the premier conference for IS researchers and professionals. He also has a number of years of real-world IT experience in South Korea. Dr. Jahng won the first Stafford Beer Award from OR Society, London, UK in 2004 for the best paper published in the European Journal of Information Systems in 2002. One of his research papers was also nominated as one of the best papers in the AMCIS 1999 Conference.

Prof. Young-Chang Hou
Tamkang University, Taiwan

Young-Chang Hou was born in Guangdong, China in 1949. He received his BS degree in Atmospheric Physics from National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C. in 1972, his MS degree in Computer Applications from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, in 1983, and his PhD degree in Computer Science and Information Engineering from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, R.O.C. in 1990.

From 1976 to 1987, he was a senior engineer of Air Navigation and Weather Services, Civil Aeronautical Administration, Taiwan, R.O.C. where his works focused on the automation of weather services. From 1987 to 2004, he was with the faculty at the Department of Information Management, National Central University. Currently he is a professor with the Department of Information Management, Tamkang University. He has published more than 100 referred papers in technical journals and conferences. His research interests include digital watermarking and information hiding, fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, and visual cryptography.

Prof. Cheol Park
Korea University, South Korea

Cheol Park (Ph.D. in Business Administration) is a Professor at Korea University, South Korea. He received his B.A. in Economics, M.B.A. and Ph.D. from Seoul National University. He worked for Samsung as assistant manager of global marketing before joining academic area. He has been a visiting scholar at Vanderbilt University, University of Hawaii, and Mongolia International University. His research interests include marketing in digital environment and sustainable management with creating social value. He has published papers in influential journals such as International Marketing Review, Journal of Business Research, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Interactive Marketing.

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