About the Speaker
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    Carlos Torres
    Assistant Professor, Baylor University

    Carlos I. Torres is an assistant professor in the Information Systems and Business Analytics department at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University. He received his PhD in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems from Washington State University. He also holds a MIB from Florida International University, MBA from Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia, as well as a bachelor’s degree in computer science (Summa Cum Laude honors) from Universidad Industrial de Santander in Colombia.

    Torres’ research focuses on behavioral factors related to information technology, including information security and privacy, computer self-efficacy (CSE) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). His work has appeared in journals such as AIS transactions in Replication Research, as well as in several conference proceedings such as AMCIS, HICSS, ICIS (WISP), and DRW. Carlos currently has several papers under review at premier IS Journals.

    Torres has extensive industry experience as well in information technology product management. He worked in the Americas and Europe, leading 3G and 4G wireless network implementations and business case evaluations. He also led the design and successful launch into the market of value-added services and new products over wireless networks, as well as developed value-creation initiatives through marketing innovation and big data analytics in the Telecom Latin American market.