Keynote Speakers

Prof. Xin (Robert) Luo, The University of New Mexico, USA

Dr. Xin (Robert) Luo is an Endowed Dean's Professor of Research Excellence and tenured Black, Albert & Mary Jane Full Professor of Management Information Systems at the Robert O. Anderson School of Management of The University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. He also serves as the Special Assistant to the Dean for Research Advancement and the Director of International Programs at the Anderson School of Management. He is ranked No.17 worldwide for publication in the top 6 MIS journals, including ISR, MISQ, JMIS, JAIS, EJIS, and ISJ, for 2020-2023. Additionally, he has been listed in the Top 2% Global Scientists list published by Stanford University and Elsevier. His Google Scholar profile, including citations & h-index and i-10 index, is at

His research interests center around behavioral information systems security management, privacy protection, E-commerce/M-commerce, social commerce, innovative technologies (e.g., blockchain, artificial intelligence vs. human interactions, cloud computing, green IS, e-healthcare, social network, etc.) for strategic decision-making and development, and cross-cultural IT management. Before joining academia, he had worked as business associate, web project manager, assistant director, and senior web developer in China and USA. He has received grants from NSA and NSF. His research articles have appeared or will be published in leading MIS or business journals including

Information Systems Research
Journal of Operations Management
Production and Operations Management
Journal of Management Information Systems
Journal of the Association for Information Systems
European Journal of Information Systems
Information Systems Journal
Journal of Strategic Information Systems
Journal of Information Technology
Decision Sciences
Decision Support Systems
Information & Management
Computers & Security
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management

He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from Mississippi State University. His doctoral dissertation chair was Dr. J.P. Shim, and his dissertation title was "An Empirical Investigation of User’s Trust and Trying toward Mobile Banking Adoption in Cross-cultural Settings: An Analysis of U.S. and Chinese Users." The other dissertation committees members were Dr. Kirk Arnett, Dr. Merrill Warkentin, Dr. Robert Otondo, Dr. Joe Sullivan, and Dr. Jianzhong Xu. He received his MBA from The University of Louisiana and MSIS in Information Systems from Mississippi State University.

He now is a Co-Editor in Cheif for International Journal of Accounting and Information Management (SCIMago Q1, impact factor 4.2), ad-hoc Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly, Associate Editor for Journal of the Association for Information Systems (January 2021 - now), Decision Sciences (April 2015 - now), European Journal of Information Systems(2013- 12/2020), Information & Management (January 2020 - now), Electronic Commerce Research (August 2014 - now), Journal of Eletronic Commerce Research(August 2013 - now), Journal of Intellectual Capital (January 2020 - now), and International Conference on Information Systems. He also sits on the Editorial Review Board of Information Systems Research, and serves as a Senior Editor for Organizational Cyberseuciryt Jurnal: Practice, Process and People.

He also has published many book chapters and conference proceedings such as International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), America's Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), IFIP WG 8.11/WG 11.13 Information Systems Security Research Worksohp, Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Information Resource Management Association (IRMA), Pre-ICIS, Information Security Curriculum Development Conference, ISOneworld, Global Conference on Business and Finance, and International Conference on Electronic Business, etc.

He holds memberships of AIS (Association for Information Systems), DSI (Decision Sciences Institute), ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), and International Chinese Information System Association (ICISA).

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Prof. Xu Chen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Dr. Xu Chen is Professor of operations and supply chain management at School of Management and Economics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China. His current research interests include coopetition management, supply chain management, and operations management. His publications have appeared in Production and Operations Management, IISE Transactions, IIE Transactions, European Journal of Operational Research, OMEGA-International Journal of Management Science, Journal of Business Research, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, International Journal of Production Economics, International Journal of Production Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Annals of Operations Research, and other journals. His research has been supported by grants from the National Sciences Foundation of China (NSFC), Major Program of National Social Science Foundation of China (NSSFC), and National Key R&D Program of China.


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