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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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He Li

He Li

Assistant Professor

Office: 420H Wilbur O. & Ann Powers Hall


 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Business Information & Technology
    University of Memphis 2019

    B.B.A. Financial Intelligence and Information Management
    Southwestern University of Finance and Economics 2015

Courses Taught

  • MGT 4560 Business Data Management
  • DSA 8660 Data Management and Warehousing
  • MBA 8660 Big Data Management for Analytics
  • MGT 3180 Management Information Systems


He Li is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Clemson University. His research focuses on firms’ various IT-enabled competitive strategies in contexts such as digital platform ecosystems, cybersecurity, and transportation information systems. He uses econometrics methods and business analytics approaches in his research. His work has been published in MIS Quarterly, JMIS, and JAIS, among others. He has served as a reviewer for journals such as MISQ, ISR, JMIS, and JAIS.

Research Interests

  • Digital Platform Ecosystems; Cybersecurity; Transportation Information Systems

Research Publications

  • Li, H., Kettinger, W. J., and Yoo, S. (2024) "Dark Clouds on the Horizon? Effects of Cloud Storage on Security Breaches," Journal of Management Information Systems (41:1), pp. 206-235.
  • Zhang, C., Yoo, S., Li, H., and Kettinger, W. J. (2023). "The Impact of Incumbents' Operational and Governance Responses on the Sharing Economy: An Asset Orchestration Perspective,” Journal of Operations Management (69:5), pp. 719-741. (Authors in reverse alphabetical order)
  • Li, H., Zhang, C., and Kettinger, W. J. (2022). "Digital Platform Ecosystem Dynamics: The Roles of Product Scope, Innovation, and Collaborative Network Centrality,” MIS Quarterly (46:2), pp. 739-770.
  • Li, H., and Kettinger, W. J. (2021). “The Building Blocks of Software Platforms: Understanding the Past to Forge the Future,” Journal of the Association for Information Systems (22:6), pp. 1424-1555.
  • Li, H., Yoo, S., and Kettinger, W. J. (2021). “The Roles of IT Strategies and Security Investments in Reducing Organizational IT Security Breaches,” Journal of Management Information Systems (38:1), pp. 222-245.
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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business | 343 Chandler L. Burns Hall, Clemson, S.C. 29634