About Prof Nripendra P. Rana
Nripendra P. Rana is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg’s Department of Marketing Management. He is also a Professor in Marketing at the College of Business and Economics at Qatar University, Doha, Qatar. Before joining Qatar University, he has worked as a full professor at Swansea University and the University of Bradford in the UK. His current research interests focus primarily on the adoption and diffusion of emerging ICTs, e-commerce, m-commerce, e-government, and digital and social media marketing. He has published more than 250 papers in a range of leading academic journals, conference proceedings, books, etc. He has co-edited five books on digital and social media marketing, emerging markets, and supply and operations management. He has also co-edited special issues, organized tracks, mini-tracks, and panels in leading conferences. He is a Chief Editor of the International Journal of Electronic Government Research and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information Management. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in the UK.