World Class Faculty

Cybersecurity & Risk Management for Executives

How to preempt cybersecurity challenges in the digital world

Professor Kai-lung Hui

Deputy Head / Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management
HKUST Business School

Professor Hui has provided expert advice and consulting services to various government and non-government organizations including the Intellectual Property Department of the Hong Kong SAR Government, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Ministry of Law of Singapore, Communications Association of Hong Kong, and several private organizations. He is currently serving as an advisor for and UC.NOW. He frequently speaks in conferences and forums on digital privacy, cyber security, privacy, fintech and technology policies, including those organized by WIPO/OECD, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, A*STAR Singapore, and HKUST. His other executive education experience includes HKSAR Government, Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science, Zhongyuan Bank, and SKOLKOVO, among others.

Professor Hui has taught undergraduate, MSc, MBA, EMBA, PhD, and executive courses in information privacy and security management, electronic commerce, economics of IT, telecommunications, IT project management, business strategy, and technology management, among others. He is a two-time winner of the Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence at HKUST Business School.

Professor Hui is currently the Deputy Head of the Department of Information Systems, Business Statistics and Operations Management and a chair professor at HKUST. He was an Associate Dean (Undergraduate Studies) of the HKUST Business School in 2013-2015. Before joining HKUST, he was with the City University of Hong Kong (2006-2008) and National University of Singapore (2000-2008).

Professor Hui currently serves as a Senior Editor for Information Systems Research, and an Editorial Board Member of Journal of MIS, two of the top three information systems journals used in the Financial Times’ business school ranking. Previously, he served as a co-editor in chief of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. Professor Hui frequently chairs international conferences and edits journal special issues on topics related to economics of IT, cyber security, and privacy.