ICICKM Biographies

Below are the ICICKM Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.


Conference and Programme Chairs


Prof. Eric Tsui

Prof. Eric Tsui joined Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) in 1989 after years of academic research in automated knowledge acquisition, natural language processing, case-based reasoning and knowledge engineering tools. He has designed and delivered numerous public and custom-designed knowledge management and technologies workshops. His research strengths include cloud-based business innovation and knowledge services. He has also consulted for many government departments and private organizations in Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Brunei. Professor Tsui is an honorary advisor of KM to the Police College, Hong Kong Police Force. He is a recipient of the KM Leadership Award and KM and Intellectual Capital Excellence Award in 2014 and 2015 respectively.


Prof. Benny Cheung

Prof Benny Cheung.  has been conducting research into knowledge and technology management (KTM) since 2004. His research in KTM encompasses a broad range of methods and tools built on a basis of Information Processing and Artificial Intelligence technologies for supporting the management of knowledge and technology catered for various industries such as manufacturing, transportation, social service, public utilities, etc. He has also conducted research on knowledge auditing, intellectual capital management (ICM), technology roadmapping and assessment for enhancing innovation and learning capability in firms and organizations. Currently, he is the programme leader of the Master of Science in Technology Management in the Department.

Keynote Speakers


Göran Roos is a member of the Economic Development Board of South Australia, the advisory board for Investment Attraction South Australia, METS Ignited Australia Limited’s Innovation Advisory Council (MIAC), and an Invited Chair of CSIRO Manufacturing Business Unit Advisory Committee and a strategic Advisor to Defence SA and the Defence SA Advisory Board. He is Adjunct Professor at Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, University of Adelaide; Adjunct Professor at University of Technology Sydney Business School; and Adjunct Associate Professor in the College of Business, Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Göran is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) and of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA).


Professor Rongbin W.B. Lee is the Cheng Yick Chi Chair of Manufacturing and the Director of the Knowledge Management and Innovation Research Centre (KMIRC) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He has pioneered research and practice of knowledge management in various industrial sectors in Hong Kong which include manufacturing, trading, public utilities and health care. He is the Chief Editor of the VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems (VJIKMS) and the International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS).

Mini Tracks

Mini Track Chairs

Constantin Bratianu


Constantin Bratianu is professor of Strategic Management and Knowledge Management at the Faculty of Business Administration, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania. He is the founding Director of the Research Centre for Intellectual Capital and Entrepreneurship, and the former Director of the UNESCO Department for Business Administration, Bucharest University of Economic Studies. He is a member of the American Academy of Management, International Association of Knowledge Management, and Society for Business Excellence. His main academic interests are knowledge dynamics, knowledge management, intellectual capital, learning organizations, and strategic management.

Ettore Bolisani


Dr. Ettore Bolisani was EU ‘Marie Curie’ Research Fellow at the University of Manchester and researcher at the Universities of Trieste and Padua. He is currently Associate Professor at the University of Padua. His research centres on ICT management and knowledge management. He is President of the International Association for Knowledge Management and Series co-Editor (with Meliha Handzic) of the IAKM Book Series on Knowledge Management and Organizational Learning, Springer.


Anthony Wensley is an Associate Professor of Accounting and Management Information Systems in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Mississauga, with a cross-appointment to the Accounting area at Rotman.  He is also the Chair of Communications and Culture and Information Technology Program at the University of Toronto-Mississauga. He teaches courses in information systems, decision analysis, law and ecommerce and management accounting. Some of his research interests include game theory and information systems; intellectual property and knowledge structures; and the understanding, implementing, and managing of enterprise systems.


Dr. Juan-Gabriel Cegarra is full professor of the Business Administration Department of the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (Spain). His research interests are on the use of knowledge management to help small and medium businesses to become more competitive. During the last few years he has also been dedicating his time to several research projects on the SME sector (at the European Level) including the congenital learning project. This project was formed by Murcia (Spain) and the Humber region (UK) and was funded by the British Academy of Management.


Dr Maurizio Massaro, Ph.D., is aggregate professor at Udine University since 2008, having worked as teacher at Udine University since 2001. He was visiting scholar at the FGCU, Florida, USA, in 2010 and Leicester, UK, 2013. His academic interests are primarily in the field of business performance measureme nt, intellectual capital, knowledge management and entrepreneurship.


Prof Andrea Garlatti, PhD, is a full Professor of Public Management at Udine University. He is also Director of Udine University Interdepartmental Center for Research on Welfare and Coordinator of the Accounting and Management Control section within the Department of Economics and Statistics. Andrea has wide research and teaching experience in the fields of public management and welfare.


Prof John Dumay is Associate Professor in Accounting at Macquarie University, Sydney. He joined academia after completing his PhD in 2008. His research interests are intellectual capital, knowledge management, non-financial reporting, research methodologies and academic writing. John has published over 30 peer reviewed articles in leading academic journals. He is on the Editorial Board of a number of leading journals, he is the Australasian Editor of the Journal of Intellectual Capital and the Editor of Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management.


Elena Rogova is Professor of Finance, Doctor of Economics. She is Dean of St. Petersburg School of Economics and Management at the National Research University Higher School of Economics. Her research interests are in the area of financial management for innovation-based companies, innovation strategies and venture capital.


Elena Tkachenko is Professor of Economics, Doctor of Economics. She is a Professor at the Saint Petersburg State University of Economics. Her research interests are related to industrial and technology dynamics, intellectual capital contribution to enterprises’ performance and regional innovation.