Dr. Hassanein is a Professor of Information Systems, Associate Dean (Graduate Studies & Research), and Director of the McMaster Digital Transformation Research Centre (MDTRC) at the DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. His interdisciplinary research interests span the areas of digital technology adoption of e-Commerce, m-Commerce, and e-Health applications; human computer interaction; decision support systems including data analytics; and Neuro-Information Systems. His research has been supported on an ongoing basis through funding from federal, provincial and private sector sources. To date, his research activities have resulted in over 100 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals, conference proceedings, and books. Dr. Hassanein has extensive teaching experience in the MBA, EMBA and Executive programs at DeGroote. He also has international teaching experience having spent time as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the American University in Cairo, teaching at the EDHEC Business School in Lille, France, and delivering workshops with the Ontario Centres of Excellence. Prior to joining McMaster, Dr. Hassanein was a Senior Research Associate with NCR’s Payments Solutions division in Waterloo, Ontario. There he led several advanced development projects related to the automated processing of financial documents and the data warehousing and mining of financial transactions using pattern recognition techniques.