Nir Kshetri is Professor at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and a research fellow at Kobe University. Nir holds a Ph D from University of Rhode Island. He is the author of four books including Global Entrepreneurship: Environment and Strategy (Routledge, 2014), Cybercrime and Cybersecurity in the Global South (Palgrave 2013), and The Global Cyber-crime Industry (Springer-Verlag 2010). Nir has published over seventy journal articles and two-dozen book chapters and has given lectures or presented research papers (about 150) at national/international conferences in more than forty countries. Nir’s recent research related awards include Best Academic Paper Award at The Business and Entrepreneurship in Africa Conference (May 2013) and best paper award at the 5th International Conference on Information Systems and Economic Intelligence (2012). A 2012 study ranked him # 2 in terms of the number of articles published in Journal of International Management over a 13-year period (1998-2010). Nir received Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence in 2013 and 2010. He is a two time winner of the Pacific Telecommunication Council’s Meheroo Jussawalla Research Paper Prize (2010 and 2008). Nir participated as lead discussant at the Peer Review meeting of the UNCTAD’s Information Economy Report 2013.