50 Shades of Commerce Futures
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 11:30 AM - 1:00 PMGenuine Parts3100 Windy Hill Road SEAtlanta, GA 30339Dr. Konsynski will lead a discussion of near and long-term trends in commerce including how future buyers will buy and how future sellers will sell in this dynamically changing marketplace. The presentation will focus on a review of how both technology and social changes are impacting accepted business practices around the globe. This presentation is intended to get the audience out of their current commerce process comfort zone and into exploring the possibilities of future commerce practices, some of which are being experimented with today around the world.Speaker: Dr. Benn R. Konsynski, George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management, Emory University Goizueta Business School
Benn R. Konsynski is the George S. Craft Professor of Business Administration for Information Systems at the Goizueta Business School, Emory University. Prior appointments were Harvard Business School and the University of Arizona, where he was co-founder of the group decision support laboratory. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University and specializes in issues of digital commerce and interorganizational systems. He studies immersion technologies and virtual environments. Benn has published in diverse research journals and serves on boards and advisory roles in public and private organizations.