Conference Keynote Speaker
Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University
Arun Rai is permanent Regents' Professor, the highest academic honor bestowed in the University System of Georgia, at the Robinson College of Business (RCB) at Georgia State University. He also holds the Robinson Chair of IT-Enabled Supply Chains and Process Innovation and the Harkins Chair of Information Systems. He has served on the faculty at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and has held visiting appointments at universities in Australia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, and Slovenia. He co-founded RCB's Center for Process Innovation (CEPRIN), an interdisciplinary research center that leverages industry-university partnerships. He was named Fellow of the Association for Information Systems in 2010 for outstanding contributions to the Information Systems (IS) discipline in research, teaching and service and received the INFORMS Information Systems Society Distinguished Fellow Award in 2014 for outstanding intellectual contributions to the IS discipline.