Many of you are still considering your Winter 2020 course schedule. Space is still available in OMIS 6710 3.00 X: Management Information Systems (Tuesdays, 7pm – 10pm).
OMIS 6710 will offer a comprehensive overview of the field of Information Systems with an emphasis on strategic implications of IS and on emerging technologies like AI and blockchain. Prof. Kim advises and lectures broadly on digital transformation, and the content will draw from his current experience with startups in the blockchain space.
Meet your instructor:
Henry Kim is an Associate Professor at Schulich, and is the Director for blockchain.lab at Schulich. As one of the leading blockchain scholars in Canada, he has authored more than 20 publications on blockchain topics and over 60 overall. Prof. Kim is engaged in blockchain research projects with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (on electricity micro-grid), the Canadian blockchain startup Aion (on AI-based consensus mechanism), Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (on food traceability), Don Tapscott’s Blockchain Research Institute (on commercial insurance) and many others. He is the co-organizer for the Fields Institute Seminar Series on Blockchain and the 2020 IEEE Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies, and speaks and consults broadly on Digital Transformation. He also serves as a Senior Research Fellow for two start-ups: Novera, a Canadian decentralized finance enabler, and Insolar, a Swiss blockchain platform provider. Prof. Kim has a PhD in Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto and a Master of Engineering degree from University of Michigan.