Ph.D. Candidate; Instructor
Department of Management Information Systems
Fox School of Business, Temple University
Office: Speakman Hall Suite 201F
Email: hong at temple.edu
Yili (Kevin) Hong is a doctoral candidate and an instructor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. He graduated magna cum laude from Beijing Foreign Studies University (China) with a B.S. in Management and a B.A. in English Literature. His research focuses on online marketplaces, e-commerce and economics of IS. He has published in MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM), Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), the Academy of Management Conference (AoM), among others. He has won best paper award at AoM and AMCIS, and his papers have been nominated for best paper award at ICIS. Yili serves as a reviewer for journals such as Management Science, MISQ, ISR, JAIS, I&M, etc. Prior to pursuing a Ph.D. in MIS, he has worked in the largest investment bank in China (China International Capital Corporation). Yili consults several leading Internet-based companies such as www.freelancer.com, and www.ookong.com. And he was an interpreter for the President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Jacques Rogge in the 29th Olympic Games in 2008.
Yili has expertise in traditional arts (calligraphy & painting), and photography.