Gwanhoo Lee is an Associate Professor of Information Technology Management in the Kogod School of Business at the American University, Washington, D.C. He earned his doctorate in management information systems from the University of Minnesota. He is also the Director of the Center for IT and the Global Economy (CITGE) at the American University in which senior IT executives from the public and private sectors engage in collaborative research programs.
Dr. Lee’s research areas include social media and Web 2.0, IT-enabled open collaboration and innovation, software development agility and complexity, distributed software teams, project management, technology adoption, and CIO leadership. His research has been published in MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, European Journal of Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Information & Management, Government Information Quarterly, Information Technology and People, IEEE Pervasive Computing, and Journal of Information Technology Management as well as in the proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Academy of Management Best Papers, the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, and the Americas Conference on Information Systems. In addition, his articles have appeared in CIO magazine, IGM Business Review, and American Society for Quality. He was the runner-up for the best paper award for OCIS division in Academy of Management Meeting in 2007.
Dr. Lee is a recipient of European Union’s Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, UPS Scholarship, Kogod Endowed Fellowship, Juran Fellow, and several teaching and research awards. In various capacities, he has consulted and worked closely with senior IT executives from a number of organizations including 3M, A.G. Edwards, Amtrak, American Red Cross, Cargill, Computech, CSC Consulting, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, Deloitte, Federal Aviation Administration, Freddie Mac, General Motors, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, IBM, LG CNS, Marriott, Medtronic, Northwest Airlines, Pillsbury, Samsung Economic Research Institute, Samsung Electronics, Samsung SDS, SAP America, St. Paul Companies, and the World Bank.