Academic Service

The following is a list of my signifianct academic duties and professional activities at the DeGroote School of Business, within the context of McMaster University and the Information Systems community as a whole.

DeGroote School of Business

  • Chair, Information Systems Area (2007-Present)
  • Director, McMaster eBusiness Research Center (MeRC) (2005-Present)
  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Council (2007-Present)
  • Member, Graduate Policy and Curriculum Committee  (2007-2013)
  • Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty CP/M Plan and Process (2007-2008)
  • Member, Ad Hoc Ph.D. Operating Committee (2007-2008)
  • Academic and Financial Planning Committee (2008-2010)
  • Member, Resource Renewal Committee (2008)
  • Member, Burlington Programs Planning Committee (2006-2007)
  • Member, Steering Committee, eHealth Network of Excellence (2006-2007)
  • U/G Liaison Committee (2007-2008)
  • Member, Strategic Planning Workshop (2006)
  • Member, Dean’s Advisory Committee on Research (2005-2007)
  • Faculty Research Committee (2001-2007)
  • Associate Dean Selection Committee (2004)
  • Dean’s Advisory Committee on Computing (2002-2005, 2007-2008)
  • End-user Support Specialist Hiring Committee (2002)
  • Faculty MBA Awards Committee, Chair (2001-2004)
  • Innovation Research Center Operating Committee (2001-2004)

McMaster University

  • Member, Faculty of Engineering Dean Selection Committee (2012 – 2013)
  • Member, Work Group to Review McMaster Innovation Park (2012)
  • Member, School of Business Dean Selection Committee (2011 – 2012)
  • Chair, Task force for Alternative Budget Model Phase II (2009 – 2011)
  • Member, VP Administration Selection Committee (2009)
  • Member, School of Business Dean Selection Committee (2008)
  • Member, CIO Selection Committee (2008)
  • Member Provost Advisory Group on Chair’s Workshop Series (2008)
  • Member, Provost Task Force to Review the McMaster Operating Budget Model (2007-2009)
  • Member, Innovative Learning at McMaster Committee (2007)
  • Member, JC Sub-Committee for CP/M Review (2006)
  • Member, Engineering Management Operating Committee (2002-Present)
  • Committee for Engineering Management Program Curriculum Review (2001-2002)

Executive Positions at Conferences

Track Co-Chair, Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems (MCIS), Cyprus (2011).

General Co-Chair, World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and the Management of e-Business, Saint John, NB (2009)

Finance Chair, Executive Committee, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS-2008)

Program Chair, International Conference of Mobile Business, Toronto, Ontario (2007)

General Co-Chair, 8th World Congress on the Management of eBusiness, Toronto, Ontario (2007)

Chair, Information Systems Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) conference (2007)

General Co-Chair, 7th World Congress on the Management of eBusiness, Halifax, Nova Scotia (2006)

Co-Chair MeRC Industry-Academia Brokerage Session, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC 2006), Fredericton, NB.

Program Co-Chair of the B2C E-Commerce track at the 2006 International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC’06)

Program Chair, Information Systems Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) conference (2006)

Invited Session Chair, International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) 2004

Program Committee Member, Third Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and
Trust (PST’2005)

Administrative Positions at Conferences

Associate Editor, European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS),(2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013)

Associate Editor, HCI track, International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) (2006, 2007)

Program Committee Member, Pre-ICIS workshop on HCI,  International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS) (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)

Academic Reviews Officer, Information Systems Division, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference (2005)