Youngjin Yoo, Ph.D. is a Weatherhead Affiliate Instructor, Associate Professor in Information Systems and Irwin L. Gross Research Fellow at the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. Prior to joining Temple University, he was Lewis-Progressive Chair of Management at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He holds a Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Maryland. He was a participant to 16th Ernst & Young/International Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium and was the recipient of 1995 Frank T. Paine Award for Academic Achievement in Maryland Business School. At Case, he was a recipient of Walter Nord Grant and Glennan Fellow, both of which recognize his unique and innovative approaches to management education. He was a summer research fellow at NASA in summer of 2001 and spent a year as a research associate in 2003 – 2004 at NASA Glenn Research Center to study the implementation of the integrated financial management systems at NASA. He was also a visiting professor at Hong Kong City University and Tokyo University of Science in Japan.
His work covers a wide range of topics broadly related to IT-enabled innovation and organization transformation. In particular, he is interested in integrating design approaches in managing innovations and information technology. His work was published at leading academic journals such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Organization Science, the Communications of the ACM, the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, the Journal of Management Education, and Information Systems Management. He also edited two books on ubiquitous computing and wrote several books chapters. He also organized several international research workshops and academic conferences in the area of ubiquitous computing. He is a senior editor of the Journal of Strategic Information Systems, an associate editor of Information Systems Research and on the editorial board of Organization Science, Information and Organization, and Journal of AIS. He has received over $1 million in research grant from National Science Foundation, NASA and Korea Science Foundation. He has researched leading companies including Samsung Electronics, Andersen Consulting, IDEO, Gehry and Partners, University Hospitals in Cleveland, American Management Systems, Lotus, NASA, Parker Hannifin, Poly One and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. He was also an invited speaker for IBM Global Service Annual Academic Conference and the World Knowledge Forum.