Biography

Wai Fong Boh is Professor of Information Technology and Operations Management at Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. She is Head of the Information Technology and Operations Management Division at NBS, the Director of the Information Management Research Center, and is a fellow of the Asia Consumer Insights Institute. She received her PhD from the Tepper School of Business at the Carnegie Mellon University.

Professor Boh is an established and internationally known expert in the area of knowledge management and knowledge sharing. She has also started pursuing a new stream of research in innovation management. Her research interests are in the areas of knowledge and innovation management and social media. She has published more than 20 articles in journals, including Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Association Information Systems, OBHDP, Research Policy, and Information & Organization.

Throughout her career, Professor Boh won several research awards including an award for the Top Five IS Publications of the Year 2007, the best Professor in Information Technology 2012 (awarded by CMO Council) and NBS Research Excellence Award for ITOM division in 2007, 2009 and 2016 respectively. She is also multiple times winner of Best Paper Proceedings at the annual Academy of Management Meeting. She is currently on or has been previously on the editorial board of multiple journals, including Journal of Management Information Systems, Management Science, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, and Information & Organization.

Professor Boh is a seasoned and versatile instructor who teaches at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She has also taught at the executive level running many executive teaching seminars and workshops. Professor Boh is also sought after by private organizations as well as government agencies to conduct training programs.

 

Academic Background

Ph.D, Information Systems, 2004

Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

M.S., Information Systems, 2002

Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

B. Accountancy , 1997

Nanyang Technological University