1st GIBA May 2014, Florida – Keynote Speaker

Moez_Limayem Moez Limayem is dean of the College of Business, joining USF in 2012 from the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, where he served simultaneously as the associate dean for research and graduate programs, the executive director of the Information Technology Research Institute. Limayem was responsible for all the graduate business programs and executive education programs and also supervised 11 outreach and research centers. The recipient of numerous professional awards, Limayem has published dozens of articles, many of which focus on the intersection of technology with the consumer, academic and business worlds. He is also the coauthor of a scholarly book, “Understanding The Use of Technology-Based Self Service: The Consumers’ Point of View.” Limayem’s recent research focuses on the use of mobile phones and technology in dangerous settings. He has also recently emerged as an expert on the power of social media and information systems to effect social and political change. Since 1992, he has served as an international expert in IT for UNESCO. He has taught at universities across the globe: he taught at the University of Minnesota, Laval University in Canada, City University of Hong Kong, and Lausanne University in Switzerland, as well as the University of Arkansas.Research Interests: Impact of electronic commerce on organizational performance,on-line consumer behavior and business process reengeneering