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Nuruddin (Nur) Ahmed


PhD (anticipated completion 2020), Ivey Business School



Past Education

  • MPA, Central European University, Hungary
  • B Eng, Computer Science, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh (Major: Artificial Intelligence)

Conference Presentations

  • Technological breakthrough and the evolution of knowledge network: Evidence from the Artificial Intelligence industry
    • Finalist for Max Boisot Award, European Group for Organizational Studies Conference July 2018
    • Winner, Lazaridis Institute Entrepreneurship Poster Competition at Wilfrid Laurier University June 2018 
  • In .Gov We Trust? Trust Ambivalence and the Growth of Digital Payments Following Demonetization in India (With Mayur Joshi and JP Vergne)
    • Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), USA 2018
      • Best Paper Award in Strategic IT track
    • Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (OMT), USA 2018
    • European Group for Organizational Studies Conference, Estonia 2018
    • OMT Paper Development Workshop, UBC, Canada 2018
    • The First Annual Toronto FinTech Conference, Canada 2017
  • #GirlPower: Women’s Political Empowerment and Female Entrepreneurship (With Mihwa Seong)
    • Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, USA, August, 2018
  • Determinants of Firms Nonmarket Strategy: Ownership and Lobbying in Emerging Economies
    • The 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, USA, August, 2017

Relevant Professional Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer, Samsung Research Institute, Bangladesh (March, 2011 -- August, 2014)
  • Intern, Sunlight Foundation, Washington DC, USA (Summer, 2015)