Associate Professor
Tat Koon KOH
Information Systems
Associate Professor
Tat Koon KOH

Research Interests

  • Digital economy
  • Digital marketing
  • Open innovation and Crowdsourcing
  • Platform design and strategy
  • Tech startups

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. 2012 Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.Sc. 2009 Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.Bus. 2001 Nanyang Technological University

Academic And Professional Experience

  • Program Director, BBA Global Business, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2020-present
  • Associate Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2020-present
  • Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2012-2020
  • Co-founder and Director, Online B2B Exchange, 1998-2007
  • eBusiness Executive, Ministry of Trade and Industry (Singapore), 2001-2002

Selected Publications

  • Kim, Y.S., and Koh, T. K., “Crowdfunding From Friends: Tie Strength and Embeddedness,” Decision Support Systems, 168, 113931, 2023
  • Koh, T. K., and Cheung, M. Y. M., "Seeker Exemplars and Quantitative Ideation Outcomes in Crowdsourcing Contests," Information Systems Research, 33, 1, 2022, 265-284
  • Koh, T. K., “Adopting Seekers' Solution Exemplars in Ideation Contests: Antecedents and Consequences,” Information Systems Research, 30, 2, 2019, 486-506
  • Koh, T. K., and Fichman, M., “Multi-Homing Users’ Preferences for Two-Sided Exchange Networks,” MIS Quarterly, 38, 4, 2014, 977-996
  • Koh, T. K., Fichman, M., and Kraut, R. E., “Trust across Borders: Buyer-Supplier Trust in Global Business-to-Business E-Commerce,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems, 13, 11, 2012, 886-922

Teaching

  • Introduction to Information Systems (Undergraduate)
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation (Undergraduate)
  • Information and Technology Management (MBA)
  • Digital and Social Media Marketing Strategy (MBA/MSc)
  • Frontiers in Information Systems Research (DBA)
  • Information Systems Research in Business (DBA)
  • Digital Marketing for Executives (Executive Education)
  • Digital Transformation (Executive Education)
  • Digital Platform Strategy (Executive Education)

Honors & Awards

  • Winner, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (MBA Required Courses), HKUST, 2024
  • Finalist, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (MBA Required Courses), HKUST, 2023
  • Winner, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (Undergraduate Courses), HKUST, 2016
  • Finalist, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence (Undergraduate Courses), HKUST, 2015
  • Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2010
  • Best Paper Award (1st Runner-Up), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 2009
  • William Larimer Mellon Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007–2010

Grants

  • General Research Fund (605,216 HKD), Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2022
  • General Research Fund (391,464 HKD), Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2018
  • General Research Fund (456,200 HKD), Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2016
  • Early Career Scheme (858,656 HKD), Hong Kong Research Grants Council, 2014