I am a Strategy/OT PhD candidate at Ivey Business School. My focus is broadly on Innovation & Industry Evolution, in particular for knowledge-intensive industries. Currently, I am exploring Artificial Intelligence (using patents and peer-reviewed publications) and FinTech (with Bitcoin data). I use Big Data, Machine learning and interviews in my research.

For research details please click here. Please feel free to reach out to me nahmed(AT)ivey.ca

My twitter: @NurAhmedB

Recent updates:

Oct, 2019

I was invited to the IDeaS 2019 Workshop: Interpretive Approaches to Data Science in Management at the Alberta Business School.

My co-author presented our paper at the SMS 2019.

August, 2019

Presented a paper at AOM in Boston.

June, 2019

I participated in the Medici Summer School, 2019 at HEC Paris.

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I participated in the NBER Digitization Workshop at Stanford (March 2019).

My paper got the Honorable Mention at the The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)'s Org Theory division (May 2019).

I have been selected as a Finalist for the Max Boisot Award at European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Conference (July 2019).

A paper won the Best Paper award in the Strategic IT Track at Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), (August, 2018).

I won two awards at a poster competition at Wilfrid Laurier University (June 2018).

Technological breakthrough and the evolution of knowledge network: Deep Learning and the changing landscape of the Artificial Intelligence industry -- Winner of that Poster competition. (See the news here)

#GirlPower: Women’s Political Empowerment and Female Entrepreneurship -- won the 1st runner up prize.

  • Two submissions got accepted at AOM (August, 2018).
  • Two submissions got accepted at EGOS in Estonia (July, 2018).
  • Completed an advanced Network modeling workshop in Kentucky (June, 2018).
  • Passed Comprehensive Exam (May, 2018).
  • I presented at the University of British Columbia (February, 2018).