Dr. Ofir Turel is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at the Steven G. Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, California State University, Fullerton. He holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Technology Management, and a Ph.D. in Management Information Systems. Before joining the academia, he held senior positions in the information technology and telecommunications industries, and ran his own management consulting business. He brings this experience into the classroom, in which he has been teaching many business analytics, management information systems, and system analysis and design courses. His research interests include behavioral issues in the domains of online collaboration, electronic commerce and mobile services. His award-winning work has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, such as the Journal of Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, Information and Management, Telecommunications Policy, and Group Decision and Negotiation, and presented at various national and international conferences.