James K. Ho


James K. Ho is a Professor Emeritus of Information & Decision Sciences in the College of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He graduated from Columbia University in 1970 and obtained his Ph.D from Stanford University in 1974. He has published widely in academic and professional journals and authored four books, including Cyber Tigers: How Companies in Asia can Prosper from E-Commerce (Prentice Hall/Pearson Education Asia, 2000), which has been translated into Chinese and published in September 2000 by South China Morning Post (SCMP) Book Publishing Ltd. in Hong Kong.

Dr. Ho has extensive experience working with international organizations, major corporations, as well as small businesses in the application of information technology in the workplace. His executive seminars on "Competing in the Information Age: Maximizing the Payoff from Information Technology", "Internet Strategies: Beyond Web Sites and Home Pages", and "Managing E-commerce and Online Business" have been presented in USA, Canada, France, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Norway and Singapore.

Dr. Ho taught courses in information and operations management for BBA, MBA, MS, and Ph.D students, making extensive use of an experiential approach with hands-on workshops. In May and June 1997, Dr. Ho lectured in New Zealand as an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, University of Auckland, Victoria University of Wellington, and the University of Waikato at Hamilton. He was the keynote speaker at the Electronic Commerce Pan-Asian Forum held in November 1997 in Singapore; at the AIA-CGA-CIMA-CMA Joint Symposium on "E-commerce: What is in it for Accounting Professionals?" in Hong Kong, February 2000, at e-China 2001 in Guangzhou; at the International Conference on e-Business, Management and Economics in Hong Kong, December 2010; and at the International Conference on Innovation, Trade and Economics in Hong Kong, June 2012. In addition, he has been featured speaker in Hong Kong at the American Chamber of Commerce, Internet Commerce Expo & Conference, Technology Exchange Forum on e-Banking and e-Financing, Senior Executive Summit on e-Business Planning, Strategies and Implementation, Internet and Information Forum, and Hong Kong Polytechnic University; in China at Internet and Information Forum, Shanghai, Peking University, Tsinghua University, International University of International Business and Economics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology; in Macau at University of Macau; in Singapore at Computer Society, National University of Singapore, and Nanyang Technical University; in Japan at University of Tokyo, and Foundation for Multimedia Communications; in Korea at Seoul National University, and Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology; in Malaysia at University of Malaya; in Thailand at Thammasat Univeristy, and APEC Workshop on Strategic e-Commerce and Management; in Canada at Univeristy of Waterloo, and McMaster University; in Australia at University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University of Technology, and Murdoch University.

Dr. Ho's recent research interests include multilingual online communication, topological analysis of online auction markets, maximum resolution dichotomy for data mining, supply chain mangement and governance for sustainable development and social change.

On June 29, Dr. Ho received the Best Professor in Information Systems 2012 Global Award from the World Education Congress.


Prof. James K. Ho
POB 8028
Wilmette, IL 60091, USA
e-mail: jimho at uic dot edu
WWW: http://people.uic.edu/~jimho/

Last updated 12/1/15