Hyeonsik Shin is a doctoral student in Management Information Systems at Fox School of Business in Temple University. Before joining the MIS PhD program in 2018, he received B.A. in Urban Administration from University of Seoul in South Korea and M.S. in Business Administration from Seoul National University in South Korea. His research interests include Economics of Information Systems, Electronic Commerce and Social Network Analysis. He has had diverse experiences which inspired him to reach higher: serving a military service in the U.S. army in South Korea, participating in a volunteer abroad program in India, working as a sales intern in Chicago, and studying as an exchange student in Spain.