TitleCompany:Professor, Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Bio:Nir Kshetri is a professor at University of North Carolina-Greensboro. He has authored twelve books and more than 200 academic articles, which have been translated into Arabic, Chinese, German, Spanish, French, Japanese, Portuguese, and other languages. He has been ranked among the world’s top 0.03% researchers according to Elsevier and Stanford University’s “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” published in 2021 (https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/3). Nir’s work has been featured by hundreds of media outlets, such as BBC, Economist, Al Jazeera, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, Public Radio International, Scientific American, and Bloomberg TV. He has provided consulting services to Asian Development Bank, the Commonwealth Secretariat, and various UN agencies. His is Computer’s computing’s economics editor, IT Professional’s IT economics editor, Electronic Commerce Research’s associate editor. He is a two-time TEDx speaker about the roles of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6da0kEfBsY) and blockchain (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wdo_Jlov9R4) in fighting poverty.