Taha Havakhor is currently the Research Director of the Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) and Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) in the Fox School of Business at Temple University. His research focuses on transformative digital strategies and the economic value of digitization, both in established and entrepreneurial firms. His scholarly work investigates how technology and talent are fused together to create digital innovations and foster development in the U.S. economy. The results of his work have been published or are forthcoming in leading outlets such as MIS Quarterly, Journal of Marketing, Harvard Busyness Review, Information Systems Research, Information Systems Journal, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and the Journal of MIS. Taha has an active engagement with a few venture capital firms that specialize in investing in DevOps and Big Data startups in areas such as Silicon Valley and New York City. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Arkansas in 2016.